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[im-yuh-noh-kom-pruh-mahyzd] /ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɒm prə maɪzd/
having an impaired or compromised immune response; immunodeficient. Unabridged
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  • We still don't have enough for the kids and immunocompromised.
  • People who are immunocompromised because of cancer treatments or other health issues are at special danger of infection.
  • A subset of the immunocompromised population is people with aids.
British Dictionary definitions for immunocompromised


having an impaired immune system and therefore incapable of an effective immune response, usually as a result of disease, such as AIDS, that damages the immune system
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immunocompromised in Medicine

immunocompromised im·mu·no·com·pro·mised (ĭm'yə-nō-kŏm'prə-mīzd, ĭ-myōō'-)
Incapable of developing a normal immune response, usually as a result of disease, malnutrition, or immunosuppressive therapy.

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