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 (ĭm′yə-nō-kŏm′pĭ-tənt, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.

im′mu·no·com′pe·tence n.


of or relating to immunocompetence


(ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɒm pɪ tnt, ɪˌmyu-)

having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen.
im`mu•no•com′pe•tence, n.
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Adj.1.immunocompetent - capable of developing an immune response following exposure to an antigen; "immunocompetent cells"
immunodeficient - incapable of developing an immune response following exposure to an antigen; "immunodeficient rodents"


adj inmunocompetente
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