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im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy

 (ĭm′yə-nō-dĭ-fĭsh′ən-sē, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n. pl. im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cies
An innate, acquired, or induced inability to develop a normal immune response.

im′mu·no·de·fi′cient adj.

immunodeficiency

(ˌimjʊnəʊdɪˈfɪʃənsɪ)
n
(Pathology) a deficiency in or breakdown of a person's immune system

im•mu•no•de•fi•cien•cy

(ˌɪm yə noʊ dɪˈfɪʃ ən si, ɪˌmyu-)

n., pl. -cies.
impairment of the immune response, predisposing to infection, certain chronic diseases, and cancer.
[1970–75]
im`mu•no•de•fi′cient, adj.

im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy

(ĭm′yə-nō-dĭ-fĭsh′ən-sē, ĭ-myo͞o′nō-dĭ-fĭsh′ən-sē)
The inability to produce a normal immune response, usually as a result of a disease or inherited disorder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunodeficiency - immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced
immunological disorder - a disorder of the immune system
acquired immune deficiency syndrome, AIDS - a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
agammaglobulinemia - a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection
hypogammaglobulinemia - an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection
SCID, severe combined immunodeficiency, severe combined immunodeficiency disease - a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life
immunocompetence - the ability to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen
Translations
immunhiány

immunodeficiency

[ɪˌmjuːnəʊdɪˈfɪʃənsɪ] Ninmunodeficiencia f

immunodeficiency

n (Med) → Immunschwäche f

im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy

n. inmunodeficiencia, reacción inmune celular inadecuada que limita la habilidad de responder a estímulos antigénicos;
severe combined ___ diseaseenfermedad grave de ___ combinada.

immunodeficiency

n inmunodeficiencia; common variable — inmunodeficiencia variable común
References in periodicals archive ?
Three patients had CVID, but none of them has excreted enteroviruses so far, as reported in other studies (14,31).
The diagnosis of CVID syndrome was established with immunocytochemical tests.
There were no radiological or pathological features suggestive of bronchiectasis or granulomatous-lymphocytic interstitial lung disease (GLILD), which are typical pulmonary complications of CVID [35].
Evaluation of a suspected CVID usually consists of a complete blood cell count with differential white blood cell count and measurement of serum immunoglobulins level, specific antibody response and lymphocyte subsets (8).
Presumably, early CVID diagnosis had been made by the immunologists team at Christchurch Hospital.
Common illnesses, such as influenza or chicken pox, can be fatal to someone with CVID.
These included 26 patients with CVID, seven patients with XLA, and seven patients with HIGM (Table 1).
The CVID was the key policy line of President George W.
That's a good question,' says Mrs Throckmorton and proceeds to explain that she had known there was something seriously wrong with her health when, about eight years ago, she read an article about CVID or Common Variable Immunodeficiency.
MALT lymphoma in patients with CVID is rare, and until now, it has not been reported in a cranial location outside of the parotid gland.
CVID is characterized by recurrent, pyogenic infections, including otitis media, chronic sinusitis, and pneumonia that sometimes progresses to bronchiectasis.