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Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.
(Biology) the capacity of the immune system to carry out its function of distinguishing alien from endogenous material; ability of the body to resist disease
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|Noun||1.||immunocompetence - the ability to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen|
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
immunodeficiency - immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced