EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun the branch of science dealing with the components of the immune system, immunity from disease, the immune response, and immunologic techniques of analysis. Origin of immunology
First recorded in
-logy Related forms im·mu·no·log·ic , [im-y uh-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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Examples from the Web for immunologist Contemporary Examples of immunologist Historical Examples of immunologist British Dictionary definitions for immunologist noun the branch of biological science concerned with the study of immunity Derived Forms immunologic ( ˌɪmjʊnəˈlɒdʒɪk) or immunological, adjective immunologically, adverb immunologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for immunologist n.
by 1906, a hybrid from comb. form of
immune + -ology. Related: Immunological; immunologist.
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immunologist [ĭm′yə-nŏl ′ə-jĭst] n. A specialist in immunology. immunology [ĭm′yə-nŏl ′ə-jē] n. The branch of biomedicine that is concerned with the structure and function of the immune system, innate and acquired immunity, and laboratory techniques involving the interaction of antigens with antibodies. Related forms im′mu•no•log ( ′ic -nə-lŏj) null ′ĭk adj.
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The scientific study of the structure and function of the immune system.
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