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hyperimmunize

transitive verb hy·per·im·mu·nize
variants: or British hyperimmunise play \ˌhī-pə-ˈrim-yə-ˌnīz\

medical Definition of hyperimmunize

hyperimmunized or British hyperimmunised; hyperimmunizing or British hyperimmunising
: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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