immunogen

noun
im·​mu·​no·​gen | \ i-ˈmyü-nə-jən How to pronounce immunogen (audio) , -ˌjen \

Definition of immunogen

: a substance that produces an immune response

Examples of immunogen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recognizing the need for a comprehensive strategy, the funding is going to multidisciplinary groups with expertise in virology and immunology, immunogen design, and innovative vaccine and adjuvant platforms and technologies. Laura Defrancesco, Scientific American, 6 Jan. 2022 Mosaico is based on Imbokodo’s unique mosaic immunogen approach. Tim Fitzsimons, NBC News, 1 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of immunogen

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for immunogen

immuno- + -gen (earlier as a trademark)

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The first known use of immunogen was in 1959

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Last Updated

18 Jan 2022

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“Immunogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunogen. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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immunogen

noun
im·​mu·​no·​gen | \ i-ˈmyü-nə-jən How to pronounce immunogen (audio) , ˈim-yə-nə- How to pronounce immunogen (audio) , -ˌjen \

Medical Definition of immunogen

: an antigen that provokes an immune response (as antibody production)

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