Definition of immunotherapy in English:

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immunotherapy

Pronunciation: /ˌimyo͝onōˈTHerəpē/

noun

Medicine
The prevention or treatment of disease with substances that stimulate the immune response.
Example sentences
  • All cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and surgery have been known to cause fatigue.
  • Biological Therapy, or immunotherapy, uses substances made naturally in the body to stimulate or bolster your own immune response to the disorder.
  • In patients with metastatic disease that does not respond to radiotherapy or chemotherapy, immunotherapy may offer an additional form of cancer control.

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Syllabification: im·mu·no·ther·a·py

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