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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.
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immunodeficiency

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

immunodeficiency

[ɪˌmjuːnəʊdɪˈfɪʃənsɪ] Ninmunodeficiencia f
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immunodeficiency

n (Med) → Immunschwäche f
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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.
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immunodeficiency

n inmunodeficiencia; common variable — inmunodeficiencia variable común
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SHIKARPUR -- Speakers termed that Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome [AIDS] is a chronic, horrific, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus [AIDS] it damages your immune system while HIV is a sexually transmitted infection but it is now treatable and does not spread by taking food and get-together one another and urged upon the people of Sindh especially Shikarpur to avoid using used disposable syringe, used bleed at Salon, avoid using sexual relations adding It could also be spread by contact with infected blood or from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or breast-feeding.
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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on February 7 to highlight the continuing disproportionate impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) on the U.S.
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Determined to curb the spread of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the Nigerian aviation industry, Ministry of Transport has inaugurated a Ministerial HIV/AIDS Local Committee in relevant agencies in the sector.

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