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n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The study of the interrelation between immunity to disease and genetic makeup.
2. The branch of immunology that deals with the molecular and genetic bases of the immune response.

im′mu·no·ge·net′ic adj.
im′mu·no·ge·net′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.


(Genetics) (functioning as singular) the study of the relationship between immunity and genetics
ˌimmunogeˈnetic, ˌimmunogeˈnetical adj


(ˌɪm yə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪks, ɪˌmyu-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the branch of immunology dealing with the study of immunity in relation to genetic makeup.
2. the study of genetic relationships among animals by comparison of immunologic reactions.
im`mu•no•ge•net′ic, im`mu•no•ge•net′i•cal, adj.


1. the branch of immunology that studies immunity in relation to genetic formation.
2. the study of genetic relationships between animals by comparing immunological reactions. — immunogenetic, adj.
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