Definition of Immunocompetence

1. Noun. The ability to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.

Generic synonyms: Ability
Derivative terms: Immunocompetent
Antonyms: Immunodeficiency



Definition of Immunocompetence

1. Noun. The body's capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen ¹

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Medical Definition of Immunocompetence

1. The bodys ability to develop an immune response to infection or disease. Immunocompetence is measured to see how well the body can fight off certain disease. Many cancer patients become immunocompromised, where their immune system is not as strong as a healthy person's. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Immunocompetence

immunoblottings
immunobullous
immunocapture
immunochemical
immunochemically
immunochemist
immunochemistries
immunochemistry
immunochemists
immunochemotherapy
immunochromatographic
immunochromatography
immunocompatible
immunocompetant
immunocompetence (current term)
immunocompetent
immunocomplex
immunocomplexes
immunocompromised
immunocompromised host
immunocompromized
immunoconglutinin
immunoconjugate
immunoconjugates
immunocontraception
immunocontraceptive
immunocontraceptives
immunocyte
immunocytes

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