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im·mu·nol·o·gy

 (ĭm′yə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biomedicine concerned with the structure and function of the immune system, the bodily distinction of self from nonself, and laboratory techniques involving the interaction of antigens with specific antibodies.

im′mu·no·log′ic (-nə-lŏj′ĭk), im′mu·no·log′i·cal adj.
im′mu·no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
im′mu·nol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.immunologic - of or relating to immunology
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im·mu·no·log·ic

, immunological
a. inmunológico-a, rel. a la inmunología;
___ competencecompetencia ___;
___ deficiencydeficiencia ___;
___ diseaseenfermedad ___;
___ enhancementrealce ___;
___ mechanismmecanismo ___;
___ paralysisparálisis ___;
___ pregnancy testprueba ___ del embarazo;
___ tolerancetolerancia ___.
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immunologic, immunological

adj inmunológico
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Researchers are conducting a clinical trial to evaluate whether IL-2 enhances the ability of combination anti-HIV therapy to improve immunologic measures and maintain suppression of the virus below detectable levels.
Hoping to reap immunologic benefits, he claimed that he got relief from a cold within 2 hours by sticking copper coils in his nose.
Administered long-term, these drugs ultimately result in increased viral replication, but when given over a relatively short time in high dosages tehy can lead to "immunologic rebound" -- enhanced immune activity shortly after the drug is withdrawn -- and remission of the disease.
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Demographic, clinical, and immunologic data were obtained from each patient's records.
This phenomenon then leads to interleukin (IL)-1 and tumor necrosis factor release that enhances delayed cellular immunologic responses (11,12).
The standard of care in most communities has already moved away from aggressive early therapy towards initiating therapy when there is evidence of moderate immunologic deterioration.
Among the proposed explanations for this inflammation are an immunologic reaction against collagen, mutations of collagen gene 1A1, and a viral infection.
Breast-feeding may protect against infection by transmitting maternal antibodies, macrophages, and lymphocytes, or by enhancing immunologic responses and enlarging the thymus, they said.
An immunologic test had previously located signs of treponemes on one bone from the bear.
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