immunology

noun
im·​mu·​nol·​o·​gy | \ ˌi-myə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce immunology (audio) \

Definition of immunology

: a science that deals with the immune system and the cell-mediated and humoral aspects of immunity and immune responses

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Other Words from immunology

immunologic \ ˌi-​myə-​nə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce immunologic (audio) \ or immunological \ ˌi-​myə-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce immunological (audio) \ adjective
immunologically \ ˌi-​myə-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce immunologically (audio) \ adverb
immunologist \ ˌi-​myə-​ˈnä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce immunologist (audio) \ noun

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One of the companies in Initialized’s portfolio that most excites Ohanian is Athelas, a health technology startup using computer vision to analyze small amounts of users’ blood for immunology data. Patrick Lucas Austin, Time, "Why TIME's 2019 Tech Optimists Are Upbeat About Silicon Valley's Future," 7 Aug. 2019 The company’s cancer and immunology drugs sold especially well. Fortune, "Johnson & Johnson," 1 July 2019 The German native moved to the United States in the mid-1990s, earning a doctorate in microbiology and immunology from the University of Arizona. Andre Meunier, oregonlive.com, "Rosenstadt, Rose City’s wandering star of German-style beers: Portland Breweries Series," 21 Aug. 2019 After studying immunology at the University of Minnesota with Dr. Robert A. Good, who had performed the first successful human bone marrow transplant, Dr. Hansen decided to switch specialties. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Dr. John Hansen, who made marrow transplants safer, 76," 14 Aug. 2019 After studying immunology at the University of Minnesota with Dr. Robert A. Good, who had performed the first successful human bone marrow transplant, Dr. Hansen decided to switch specialties. Sam Roberts, New York Times, "Dr. John Hansen, Who Made Marrow Transplants Safer, Dies at 76," 13 Aug. 2019 The new lab will focus on identifying new drug targets in immunology, oncology and neuroscience. Catherine Ho, SFChronicle.com, "GlaxoSmithKline to fund $67 million of CRISPR research at UC," 13 June 2019 Pfizer's analysis about potential Enbrel benefits in the brain sprang from the company's division of immunology and inflammation, based in a large Pfizer office complex in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. Author: Christopher Rowland, Anchorage Daily News, "Pfizer had clues its blockbuster drug could prevent Alzheimer’s. Why didn’t it tell the world?," 5 June 2019 Pfizer’s analysis about potential Enbrel benefits in the brain sprang from the company’s division of immunology and inflammation, based in a large Pfizer office complex in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "Pfizer kept quiet about drug’s new Alzheimer’s potential," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of immunology

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of immunology was in 1906

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immunology

noun

English Language Learners Definition of immunology

: a science that deals with the ways in which the body protects itself from diseases and infections

immunology

noun
im·​mu·​nol·​o·​gy | \ ˌim-yə-ˈnäl-ə-jē How to pronounce immunology (audio) \
plural immunologies

Medical Definition of immunology

: a science that deals with the immune system and the cell-mediated and humoral aspects of immunity and immune responses

Other Words from immunology

immunologic \ -​yən-​ᵊl-​ˈäj-​ik How to pronounce immunologic (audio) \ or immunological \ -​ˈäj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce immunological (audio) \ adjective
immunologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce immunologically (audio) \ adverb

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