the branch of science dealing with the components of the immune system, immunity from disease, the immune response, and immunologic techniques of analysis.
- im·mu·no·log·ic [im-yuh-nl-oj-ik, ih-myoo-], /ˌɪm yə nlˈɒdʒ ɪk, ɪˌmyu-/, im·mu·no·log·i·cal, adjective
- im·mu·no·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- im·mu·nol·o·gist, noun
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How to use immunology in a sentence
Fitzhugh is a physician, and an associate professor of pathology, immunology, and laboratory medicine at Rutgers University.Vaccines are the latest battleground for doctors on social media | Abby Ohlheiser | December 28, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
He and other immunology and vaccine experts can explain why.Yes, people who’ve had Covid-19 can still benefit from the vaccine | Brian Resnick | December 18, 2020 | Vox
The independent panel has a core group of 23 voting members, including all-star experts on immunology, virology and infectious diseases.Countdown to America’s first coronavirus vaccine: What to watch this critical week | Laurie McGinley | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
“A lot of folks I think are reacting as if this is the last Thanksgiving we’ll ever have,” said Jill Foster, director of the division of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology at the University of Minnesota Medical School.College students hit the road after an eerie pandemic semester. Will the virus go home with them? | Nick Anderson, Susan Svrluga | November 22, 2020 | Washington Post
Anywhere you look—kids, why most people die, the asymptomatic group, vaccine prediction, antibody enhancement—you see that all roads lead to immunology.
British Dictionary definitions for immunology
the branch of biological science concerned with the study of immunity
- immunologic (ˌɪmjʊnəˈlɒdʒɪk) or immunological, adjective
- immunologically, adverb
- immunologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for immunology
The scientific study of the structure and function of the immune system.
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