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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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Noun1.immunologist - a medical scientist who specializes in immunology
medical scientist - a scientist who studies disease processes


[ɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒɪst] Ninmunólogo/a m/f


n (Med) → Immunologe m, → Immunologin f


n. inmunólogo-a, especialista en inmunología.


n inmunólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en el sistema inmunológico y sus enfermedades
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