- having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen.
Origin of immunocompetent
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- the capacity of the immune system to carry out its function of distinguishing alien from endogenous material; ability of the body to resist disease
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- Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.
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