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immunology

Line breaks: im¦mun|ology
Pronunciation: /ɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of immunology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of medicine and biology concerned with immunity.
Example sentences
  • The university's laboratory of clinical immunology and molecular biology is named after him.
  • Neurocysticercosis offers interesting perspectives for research in immunology and parasitology.
  • He has published several research articles on immunology, parasitology, and public health.

Derivatives

immunologic

1
Pronunciation: /-nəˈlɒdʒɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Nasal lavage therefore represents a minimally invasive, reproducible method of obtaining specimens with immunologic relevance to the respiratory tract as a whole.
  • These inflammatory cells consisted primarily of plasma cells and macrophages consistent with an immunologic response to the allograft tissue.
  • Specific treatment can be immunologic or by antiviral compounds.

immunological

2
Pronunciation: /-nəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • These findings indicate an increased probability of immunological improvement in patients suffering from chronic fatigue.
  • The resulting 11 new stem cell lines matched the nuclear DNA and showed immunological compatibility with cells from the people donating the nuclei.
  • A separate section was designed for serological / immunological testing.

immunologically

3
Pronunciation: /-nəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)li/
adverb
Example sentences
  • The response is observed immunologically (documented by skin testing and cell markers) and clinically (documented by symptom scores).
  • Creation of stem cell lines tailored to be immunologically compatible by cell nuclear replacement (therapeutic cloning) is also permitted, as is the creation of embryos specifically for this purpose.
  • Inflammation develops during the 24 hours after treatment, further contributing to destruction of the lesion through immunologically mediated mechanisms.

immunologist

4
noun
Example sentences
  • Secondly, an individual's history of previous infection or immunisation can clearly influence the response to subsequent infections - immunologists call this heterologous immunity, rather than non-specific immunity.
  • Health care workers experiencing irritant contact dermatitis or skin breakdown should be referred to an occupational health practitioner, allergist, dermatologist, or immunologist for further diagnostic testing.
  • When a diagnosis is uncertain, additional tests, such as genetic assays or immunophenotyping, might be performed in consultation with a pediatric immunologist.

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