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immunocompromised

Line breaks: im¦muno|com¦prom|ised
Pronunciation: /ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈkɒmprəmʌɪzd
 
, ɪˌmjuːnəʊ-/

Definition of immunocompromised in English:

adjective

Medicine
Having an impaired immune system: immunocompromised patients
More example sentences
  • 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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