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The branch of biomedicine concerned with the structure and function of the immune system, the bodily distinction of self from nonself, and laboratory techniques involving the interaction of antigens with specific antibodies.

im′mu·no·log′ic (-nə-lŏj′ĭk), im′mu·no·log′i·cal adj.
im′mu·no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
im′mu·nol′o·gist n.
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Adv.1.immunologically - from the point of view of immunology
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Medarex is applying its proprietary technology to design and develop immunologically based products for the treatment of cancer, AIDS and autoimmune disorders.
When injected with the cells, immunologically deficient mice with an early form of leukemia remained cancerfree for at least 2 months.
Lesions in sick cats are believed to result from immunologically mediated responses (9,10,21).
Based on the data presented, the committee felt that the drug is likely to provide clinical benefits to adult AIDS patients with advanced HIV infection who are intolerant of or who deteriorate clinically or immunologically on the other approved antiviral therapies.
But as the disease advances, the T4 count drops below 200 and microorganisms harmless to immunologically robust people start to take hold.
Professor of Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania -- is based upon the concept that in order to immunologically treat cancer and other diseases it is best to use a modified infectious microorganism to elicit the most profound immune response possible.
develops immunologically active monoclonal antibodies for therapeutic applications.
There's been a sort of dogmatic view that the brain is an immunologically priviledged site," Johnson says, noting that most scientists believe that the so-called blood-brain barrier keeps most components of the immune system out of the brain, where an immune response could cause serious damage.
CRx-102 is clearly active both immunologically as shown in this human inflammatory model and clinically as demonstrated by the previously announced positive Phase 2 data in patients with hand osteoarthritis," commented Alexis Borisy, President and CEO of CombinatoRx.
Although mice are immunologically different from humans, this work, done almost 30 years ago, supports the argument for an acute infection in the current case report.
Studies of influenza strains circulating after 1919 should provide insight into how pandemic viruses evolve after the initial waves through immunologically vulnerable populations.
Trying to mimic the human body's ability to fight off infection, computer scientists are developing immunologically inspired systems to ward off computer viruses.

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