immunogen

immunogen

[ih-myoo-nuh-juhn, -jen]
noun
any substance or cell introduced into the body in order to generate an immune response.

Origin:
1955–60; immuno- + -gen

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immunogen (ɪˈmjuːnəʊdʒən)
 
n
1.  any substance that evokes an immune response
2.  any substance that stimulates immunity

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immunogen im·mu·no·gen (ĭm'yə-nə-jən, -jěn', ĭ-myōō'-)
n.
See antigen.

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