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immuno-

pref.
Immune; immunity: immunoassay.

[From immune.]

immuno-

or before a vowel

immun-

combining form
indicating immunity or immune: immunology.

im•mune

(ɪˈmyun)

adj.
1. protected from a disease or the like, as by inoculation.
2. of or pertaining to the production of antibodies or lymphocytes that can react with a specific antigen: immune reaction.
3. exempt; protected: immune from punishment.
4. not responsive or susceptible: immune to new ideas.
n.
5. an immune person.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin immūnis exempt =im- im-2 + -mūnis; see common]