immunotherapy(redirected from suppressive immunotherapy)
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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.
(Medicine) med the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies
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.
im`mu•no•ther`a•peu′tic (-ˈpyu tɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||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"