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the study of immunity to disease
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(ˌɪm yə noʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi, ɪˌmyu-)

the study of diseases having an immunologic or allergic basis.
im`mu•no•path`o•log′i•cal (-ˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) im`mu•no•path`o•log′ic, adj.
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Noun1.immunopathology - the branch of immunology that deals with pathologies of the immune system
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
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Thus, further investigation is needed on whether the immunopathologic mechanisms during human VSBV-1 infection differ from those observed in animal BoDV-1 infection or might instead result from a potential proinflammatory state of the CNS.
Immunopathologic effects of silicone breast implants.
Today we know that the immunopathologic substrate in MS includes focal and diffuse changes affecting both the white and the gray matter.
Mtb bacilli robustly secrete CFP-10 (10-kDa culture filtrate antigen) and ESAT-6 (6-kDa early secretory antigenic target) to promote immunopathologic responses, and loss of either gene results in a significant reduction in virulence, strongly indicating these factors are specific for virulent mycobacteria (13-16).
Smoking has been indicated as a poor prognostic factor in RA by immunopathologic mechanisms, hormonal pathways or direct toxic effects.
Group A Streptococcus has been identified as a possible etiologic agent in psoriasis in epidemiologic, immunologic, immunopathologic, medical, and surgical studies.
Kohli, "Role of RANKL-RANK/osteoprotegerin molecular complex in bone remodeling and its immunopathologic implications," Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Kaplan, "Immunopathologic effects of tumor necrosis factor alpha in murine mycobacterial infection are dose dependent," Infection and Immunity, vol.
Rao, "Immunopathologic processes in sympathetic ophthalmia as signified by microRNA profiling," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
Moutsopoulos, "CD4 cytotoxic and dendritic cells in the immunopathologic lesion of Sjogren's syndrome," Clinical and Experimental Immunology, vol.
Keratinocytes, HLA-DR expression, Langerhans cells, and mononuclear cells: an immunopathologic study of five cases.
Background: The immunopathologic mechanism underlying dermatomyositis (DM) and polymyositis (PM) remains poorly understood.