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immunogen

[ ih-myoo-nuh-juhn, -jen ]
/ ɪˈmyu nə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
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noun
any substance or cell introduced into the body in order to generate an immune response.
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Origin of immunogen

First recorded in 1955–60; immuno- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for immunogen

immunogen
/ (ɪˈmjuːnəʊdʒən) /

noun
any substance that evokes an immune response
any substance that stimulates immunity
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Medical definitions for immunogen

immunogen
[ ĭmyə-nə-jən, -jĕn′, ĭ-myōō- ]

n.
antigen
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