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immunocompetent

[ im-yuh-noh-kom-pi-tnt, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɒm pɪ tnt, ɪˌmyu- /
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adjective
having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen.
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Origin of immunocompetent

First recorded in 1970–75; immuno- + competent

OTHER WORDS FROM immunocompetent

im·mu·no·com·pe·tence, noun
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