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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.

immunology

(ˌɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the branch of biological science concerned with the study of immunity
immunologic, ˌimmunoˈlogical adj
ˌimmunoˈlogically adv
ˌimmuˈnologist n

im•mu•nol•o•gy

(ˌɪm yəˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of science dealing with the components of the immune system, immunity from disease, the immune response, and immunologic techniques of analysis.
[1905–10]
im`mu•no•log′ic (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪk) im`mu•no•log′i•cal, adj.
im`mu•no•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
im`mu•nol′o•gist, n.

im·mu·nol·o·gy

(ĭm′yə-nŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the structure and function of the immune system.

immunology

the branch of biomedical science that studies immunity from disease and the production of such immunity. — immunologist, n. — immunologie, immunological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties

immunology

Study of immune systems.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
immunofluorescence - (immunology) a technique that uses antibodies linked to a fluorescent dye in order to study antigens in a sample of tissue
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
chemoimmunology, immunochemistry - the field of chemistry concerned with chemical processes in immunology (such as chemical studies of antigens and antibodies)
immunopathology - the branch of immunology that deals with pathologies of the immune system
affinity - (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
incompatibility - (immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue)
antigen - any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
antigenic determinant, epitope, determinant - the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
monovalent - containing only one kind of antibody
polyvalent - containing several antibodies each capable of counteracting a specific antigen; "a polyvalent vaccine"
Translations
imunologie
immunologia
אימונולוגיה
immunologia
imunologie

immunology

[ˌɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒɪ] Ninmunología f

immunology

n (Med) → Immunologie f

im·mu·nol·o·gy

n. inmunología, rama de la medicina que estudia las reacciones del cuerpo a cualquier invasión extraña, tal como la de bacterias, virus o transplantes.

immunology

n inmunología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del sistema inmunológico y sus enfermedades
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