Medical Dictionary

hyperimmunize

transitive verb hy·per·im·mu·nize
variants: or British

hyperimmunise

\ˌhī-pə-ˈrim-yə-ˌnīz\play

Medical Definition of hyperimmunize

hyperimmunized

or British

hyperimmunised

;

hyperimmunizing

or British

hyperimmunising

  1. :  to induce a high level of immunity or of circulating antibodies in (as by a long course of injections of antigen, repeated increasing doses of antigen, or the use of adjuvants along with the antigen) hyperimmunized the rabbits to various antigens


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