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.

Nearby words

  1. neurohistology,
  2. neurohormonal,
  3. neurohormone,
  4. neurohypophysis,
  5. neuroid,
  6. neurol.,
  7. neurolemma,
  8. neurolemma cell,
  9. neuroleptanalgesia,
  10. neuroleptanesthesia

Origin of neuroimmunology

First recorded in 1980–85

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