im·​mu·​no·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy ˌi-myə-nō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē How to pronounce immunopathology (audio)
: a branch of medicine that deals with immune responses associated with disease
immunopathologic adjective
or immunopathological
immunopathologist noun

Examples of immunopathology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In countries like the U.K. or the U.S., symptoms are typically mild, Professor Neil Mabbott, personal chair of immunopathology at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute, told Fortune in a phone call on Thursday. Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 19 May 2022 With a collaborative research grant from the Evergrande Group, MassCPR began funding dozens of new research projects, some of which have led to field-defining studies on the epidemiology, pathogenesis and immunopathology of COVID-19. William A. Haseltine, Scientific American, 25 May 2021

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Word History


immuno- + pathology

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immunopathology was in 1956

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Cite this Entry

“Immunopathology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition


im·​mu·​no·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy -pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa- How to pronounce immunopathology (audio)
plural immunopathologies
: a branch of medicine that deals with immune responses associated with disease
: the pathology of an organism, organ system, or disease with respect to the immune system, immunity, and immune responses
immunopathologic adjective
or immunopathological
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