neuroimmunology

[ noo r-oh-im-yuh-nol-uh-jee, nyoo r‐ ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˌɪm yəˈnɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər‐ /

noun

a branch of immunology concerned with the interactions between immunological and nervous system functions, especially as they apply to various autoimmune diseases.

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Origin of neuroimmunology

First recorded in 1980–85
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