alloimmunization

noun

al·​lo·​im·​mu·​ni·​za·​tion ˌa-lō-ˌi-myə-nə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌnī-ˈzā- also -i-ˌmyü-nə- How to pronounce alloimmunization (audio)
: isoimmunization
Transfusions are effective in preventing many complications of sickle cell disease, but the iron overload and alloimmunization that result from repeated transfusions can complicate treatment.Miguel R. Abboud, The New England Journal of Medicine

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“Alloimmunization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alloimmunization. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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