nonimmune

adjective non·im·mune \ ˌnän-i-ˈmyün \

Definition of nonimmune

1 : not produced by, involved in, or relating to an immune response or the immune system
  • nonimmune cells
  • a nonimmune inflammatory response
2 : lacking immunity (as to a disease)
  • travelers who are nonimmune to local illnesses

First Known Use of nonimmune

1900

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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nonimmune

adjective non·im·mune \ -im-ˈyün \

medical Definition of nonimmune

: not immune : lacking immunity
  • nonimmune people
2 : not caused or mediated by the immune system
  • drug-induced nonimmune thromobocytopenia

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nonimmune

noun

medical Definition of nonimmune

: an individual that lacks immunity to a particular disease

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