immunogen

[ ih-myoo-nuh-juh n, -jen ]
/ ɪˈmyu nə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /

noun

any substance or cell introduced into the body in order to generate an immune response.

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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Medicine definitions for immunogen

immunogen

[ ĭmyə-nə-jən, -jĕn′, ĭ-myōō- ]

n.

antigen

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