immunocompetent

immunocompetent

[im-yuh-noh-kom-pi-tnt, ih-myoo-]
adjective
having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen.

Origin:
1970–75; immuno- + competent

immunocompetence, noun
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immunocompetent im·mu·no·com·pe·tent (ĭm'yə-nō-kŏm'pĭ-tənt, ĭ-myōō'-)
adj.
Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.


im'mu·no·com'pe·tence n.
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