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the study of immunity to disease


(ˌɪm yə noʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi, ɪˌmyu-)

the study of diseases having an immunologic or allergic basis.
im`mu•no•path`o•log′i•cal (-ˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) im`mu•no•path`o•log′ic, adj.
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Noun1.immunopathology - the branch of immunology that deals with pathologies of the immune system
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
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Immunopathologic changes in 115 patients with bullous pemphigoid.
Keratinocytes, HLA-DR expression, Langerhans cells, and mononuclear cells: an immunopathologic study of five cases.
Background: The immunopathologic mechanism underlying dermatomyositis (DM) and polymyositis (PM) remains poorly understood.
2) examined the clinical and immunopathologic features of 35 MC cases and found that only 60% of the patients were diagnosed at the time of initial presentation.
As an example, several T helper 2 (Th2) cytokines (eg, interleukin [IL]-4, IL-5, IL-13) play immunopathologic roles in atopic dermatitis, asthma, and rhinitis.
Acquired cystic disease-associated renal cell carcinoma: further characterization of the morphologic and immunopathologic features.
Immunopathologic study of erythema dyschromicum perstans (ashy dermatosis).
Desquamative gingivitis: Clinical, histopathologic, immunopathologic, and therapeutic observations.
mice with severe immunodeficiency or CD8-/- had prolonged survival after being inoculated with neuroinvasive strain of TBEV, that being indicative of immunopathologic mechanisms in the brain damage [19].
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy: clinical and immunopathologic observation in 57 patients.
Clinical and Immunopathologic Profile of Mexican Patients with IgG4 Autoimmune Pancreatitis.
Molecular genetics and immunopathologic analysis of bladder cancer have shown some abnormalities in a number of genes and proteins that have been implicated in the development of such tumors, mainly in the p53 pathway.