[ im-yuh-noh-kom-pi-tnt, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɒm pɪ tnt, ɪˌmyu- /
having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen.
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OTHER WORDS FROM immunocompetentim·mu·no·com·pe·tence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immunocompetence
/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈkɒmpɪtəns) /
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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Medical definitions for immunocompetence
[ ĭm′yə-nō-kŏm′pĭ-tənt, ĭ-myōō′- ]
Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.
Other words from immunocompetentim′mu•no•com′pe•tence n.
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