immunosurveillance

noun
im·​mu·​no·​sur·​veil·​lance | \ -sər-ˈvā-lən(t)s also -ˈvāl-yən(t)s or -ˈvā-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of immunosurveillance

: a monitoring process of the immune system which detects and destroys neoplastic cells and which tends to break down in immunosuppressed individuals

called also immunological surveillance

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