immunogenic

[ im-yuh-noh-jen-ik, ih-myoo-nuh- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊˈdʒɛn ɪk, ɪˌmyu nə- /

adjective

causing or capable of producing an immune response.

Nearby words

  1. immunofluorescence,
  2. immunofluorescence assay,
  3. immunofluorescent stain,
  4. immunogen,
  5. immunogenetics,
  6. immunogenicity,
  7. immunoglobulin,
  8. immunohematology,
  9. immunohistochemistry,
  10. immunohistology

Origin of immunogenic

First recorded in 1930–35; immuno- + -genic

Related formsim·mu·no·gen·i·cal·ly, adverbim·mu·no·ge·nic·i·ty [im-yuh-noh-juh-nis-i-tee, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti, ɪˌmyu-/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for immunogenic

immunogenic

/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective

causing or producing immunity or an immune response
Derived Formsimmunogenically, adverb

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Medicine definitions for immunogenic

immunogenic

[ ĭm′yə-nō-jĕnĭk, ĭ-myōō′- ]

adj.

Producing an immune response.

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