Definition of immunocompromised in English:


Syllabification: im·mu·no·com·pro·mised
Pronunciation: /ˌimyənōˈkämprəˌmīzd, iˌmyo͞o-


Having an impaired immune system.
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  • The populations at risk are neonates, immunocompromised individuals, and patients predisposed by prior surgery or malignacy.
  • Immunosuppressed or immunocompromised patients are at higher risk for contracting waterborne infections.
  • Immune serum globulin has been used prophylactically and therapeutically against enteroviruses in neonates and immunocompromised patients.

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