immunogenic

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

adjective

causing or capable of producing an immune response.

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Origin of immunogenic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM immunogenic

im·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 immunogenicity

immunogenic
/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective

causing or producing immunity or an immune response

Derived forms of immunogenic

immunogenically, adverb
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Medical definitions for immunogenicity (1 of 2)

immunogenicity
[ ĭm′yə-nō-jə-nĭsĭ-tē, ĭ-myōō′- ]

n.

antigenicity

Medical definitions for immunogenicity (2 of 2)

immunogenic
[ ĭm′yə-nō-jĕnĭk, ĭ-myōō′- ]

adj.

Producing an immune response.
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