immunopathology


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immunopathology

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ)
n
the study of immunity to disease
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im•mu•no•pa•thol•o•gy

(ˌɪm yə noʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi, ɪˌmyu-)

n.
the study of diseases having an immunologic or allergic basis.
[1955–60]
im`mu•no•path`o•log′i•cal (-ˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) im`mu•no•path`o•log′ic, adj.
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Noun1.immunopathology - the branch of immunology that deals with pathologies of the immune system
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
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