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immunotherapy

[ im-yuh-noh-ther-uh-pee, ih-myoo- ]
/ 藢瑟m y蓹 no蕣藞胃蓻r 蓹 pi, 瑟藢myu- /
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noun, plural im路mu路no路ther路a路pies.
treatment designed to produce immunity to a disease or enhance the resistance of the immune system to an active disease process, as cancer.
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Origin of immunotherapy

First recorded in 1905鈥10; immuno- + therapy

OTHER WORDS FROM immunotherapy

im路mu路no路ther路a路peu路tic [im-yuh-noh-ther-uh-pyoo-tik, ih-myoo-], /藢瑟m y蓹 no蕣藢胃蓻r 蓹藞pyu t瑟k, 瑟藢myu-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for immunotherapy

immunotherapy
/ (藢瑟mj蕣n蓹蕣藞胃蓻r蓹p瑟) /

noun
med the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies

Derived forms of immunotherapy

immunotherapeutic (藢瑟mj蕣n蓹蕣藢胃蓻r蓹藞pju藧t瑟k), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for immunotherapy

immunotherapy
[ 沫m鈥瞴蓹-n艒-th臅r蓹-p膿, 沫-my艒艒鈥- ]

n.
Treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response.

Other words from immunotherapy

im鈥瞞u鈥o鈥her鈥瞐鈥eutic (-py艒艒t沫k) adj.im鈥瞞u鈥o鈥hera鈥ist n.
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