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im·mu·no·ther·a·py

 (ĭm′yə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n. pl. im·mu·no·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response.

im′mu·no·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
im′mu·no·ther′a·pist n.

immunotherapy

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies
immunotherapeutic adj

im•mu•no•ther•a•py

(ˌɪm yə noʊˈθɛr ə pi, ɪˌmyu-)

n., pl. -pies.
treatment designed to produce immunity to a disease or enhance the resistance of the immune system to an active disease process, as cancer.
[1905–10]
im`mu•no•ther`a•peu′tic (-ˈpyu tɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunotherapy - therapy designed to produce immunity to a disease or to enhance resistance by the immune system
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
Translations
imunoterapie

immunotherapy

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθerəpɪ] Ninmunoterapia f

immunotherapy

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nimmunoterapia

im·mu·no·ther·a·py

n. inmunoterapia, inmunización pasiva del paciente por medio de anticuerpos preformados (suero o gamma globulina).

immunotherapy

n inmunoterapia
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Usefulness of specific immunotherapy in patients with severe perennial allergic rhinitis induced by house dust mite: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
Effect of specific immunotherapy with house dust mite extract on the bronchial responsiveness of paediatric asthma patients.
Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Demierre MF: Advances in specific immunotherapy of malignant melanoma.
Clinical effects of adjuvant active specific immunotherapy differ between patients with microsatellite-stable and microsatellite-instable colon cancer.
During the process of epicutaneous specific immunotherapy, the Viaskin[R] patch concentrates the allergen in the epidermis layers of the skin where it can be captured by the immune system's cells.
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However, for some food allergies there is hope: the first data of allergen specific immunotherapy for food allergies will be presented at the International Symposium on Molecular Allergology, ISMA 2013, meeting in Vienna.
pdf); and developing specific immunotherapy products treating allergic diseases
A three-year prospective study of specific immunotherapy to inhalant allergens: Evidence of safety and efficacy in 300 children with allergic asthma.

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