adoptive immunotherapy

[ə-dŏptĭv]

n.

The passive transfer of immunity from an immune donor through inoculation with sensitized white blood cells, transfer factor, immune RNA, or antibodies in serum or gamma globulin.

Nearby words

  1. adoption,
  2. adoption curve,
  3. adoption panel,
  4. adoptive,
  5. adoptive immunity,
  6. adorable,
  7. adoral,
  8. adoration,
  9. adorbs,
  10. adore


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