immunostimulant


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im·mu·no·stim·u·lant

 (ĭm′yə-nō-stĭm′yə-lənt, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n.
An agent that stimulates an immune response.

immunostimulant

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈstɪmjʊlənt)
n
(Medicine) med a drug or nutrient which stimulates the body's immune system
Translations

immunostimulant

n. inmunoestimulante, agente capaz de inducir o estimular una respuesta inmune.
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Antiviral and immunostimulant therapies were administered, resulting in an improved general condition.
It acts as immunostimulant and immunomodulator, which boosts immunity and modulates defense response in the body, which helps to protect from infections and their complications.
Glucans are polysaccharides with different primary molecular structures that vary depending on their source, which have different implications on their immunostimulant activity (Akramiene et al.
Ceplene (histamine dihydrochloride) is an immunostimulant that acts by countering dysfunction and apoptosis of T and NK cells, thereby inducing immune-mediated killing of leukemic cells, providing a strong pharmacological rationale for this combination therapy.
It added, 'As the health benefits of garlic consumption include antioxidant, immunostimulant, cardiovascular, bactericidal and anti-cancer effects, it is plausible that human odor preferences have been shaped by sexual selection.
Herbals in recent years have been used as immunostimulant and therapeutic agents and because of their eco-friendly role they are given more importance in aquaculture.
The polysaccharide of Juniperus scopolorum showed potent immunostimulant effect, via increase of NO production and release of proinflammatory cytokines by macrophages (IL-1, IL-6, TNF-[alpha]) (Schepetkin et al, 2005).
The extraction of red ginseng creates by-product has a potential bioactive and immunostimulant additive to animal feed.
Moreover, herbs contain active substances that can improve digestion and metabolism and possess bacterial and immunostimulant action of animals (Asimi and Sahu, 2013, Andleeb et al.
Immunostimulant activity of picroliv, the irioid glycoside fraction of Picrorhiza kurroa and its protective action against Leishmania donovani infection in hamsters.