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immunogenetics

[ im-yuh-noh-juh-net-iks, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪks, ɪˌmyu- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of immunology dealing with the study of immunity in relation to genetic makeup.
the study of genetic relationships among animals by comparison of immunologic reactions.
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Origin of immunogenetics

First recorded in 1935–40; immuno- + genetics

OTHER WORDS FROM immunogenetics

im·mu·no·ge·net·ic, im·mu·no·ge·net·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for immunogenetics

immunogenetics
/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪks) /

noun
(functioning as singular) the study of the relationship between immunity and genetics

Derived forms of immunogenetics

immunogenetic or immunogenetical, adjective
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Medical definitions for immunogenetics

immunogenetics
[ ĭm′yə-nō-jə-nĕtĭks ]

n.
The branch of immunology that is concerned with the molecular and genetic basis of the immune response.

Other words from immunogenetics

im′mu•no•ge•neti•cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.
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