Definition of hyperimmune in English:

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hyperimmune

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adjective

Medicine
Having a high concentration of antibodies produced in reaction to repeated injections of an antigen.
Example sentences
  • Conversely, an allergy is a hyperimmune response to a special antigen called an allergen (eg, pollen, chemical substances).
  • The pooled hyperimmune rabbit serum was used in immunoblot and found to recognize all the major bands.
  • Health status of the cow is also considered important in determining antibody response when producing hyperimmune products.

Derivatives

hyperimmunized

adjective
Example sentences
  • Further, puppies fed the hyperimmunized egg powder had significantly higher fecal IgA levels than the control group.
  • In this study specific antibodies against the pathogen Helicobacter were enriched from the colostrum of hyperimmunized cows.
  • Duralactin contains MicroLactin, a patented special milk protein concentrate from the milk of hyperimmunized cows.

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