[ im-yuh-noh-ther-uh-pee, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊˈθɛr ə pi, ɪˌmyu- /
noun, plural im·mu·no·ther·a·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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OTHER WORDS FROM immunotherapyim·mu·no·ther·a·peu·tic [im-yuh-noh-ther-uh-pyoo-tik, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk, ɪˌmyu-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for immunotherapy
/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /
med the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies
Derived forms of immunotherapyimmunotherapeutic (ˌɪmjʊnəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for immunotherapy
[ ĭm′yə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē, ĭ-myōō′- ]
Treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response.
Other words from immunotherapyim′mu•no•ther′a•peu′tic (-pyōō′tĭk) adj.im′mu•no•ther′a•pist n.
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