immunocompetent


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im·mu·no·com·pe·tent

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

im′mu·no·com′pe·tence n.

immunocompetent

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈkɒmpɪtənt)
adj
of or relating to immunocompetence

im•mu•no•com•pe•tent

(ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɒm pɪ tnt, ɪˌmyu-)

adj.
having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen.
[1970–75]
im`mu•no•com′pe•tence, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

immunocompetent

adj inmunocompetente
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In a related decision, ACIP voted 14-1 to recommend Shingrix for prevention of herpes zoster and related complications for immunocompetent adults aged 50 years and older.
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Therefore it seems to be questionable that the formerly proposed fecal-oral transmission is the natural route of infection in immunocompetent adult or subadult cockatiels.
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