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immunocompromised

[ im-yuh-noh-kom-pruh-mahyzd ]
/ 藢瑟m y蓹 no蕣藞k蓲m pr蓹 ma瑟zd /
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adjective
having a compromised or impaired immune response; immunodeficient.
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Origin of immunocompromised

First recorded in 1970鈥75; immuno- + compromised
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British Dictionary definitions for immunocompromised

immunocompromised
/ (藢瑟mj蕣n蓹蕣藞k蓲mpr蓹ma瑟zd) /

adjective
having an impaired immune system and therefore incapable of an effective immune response, usually as a result of disease, such as AIDS, that damages the immune system
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