immunodeficiency


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Related to immunodeficiency: autoimmune disease, secondary immunodeficiency

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
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