immunogenic

SYN: antigenic.

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im·mu·no·gen·ic .im-yə-nō-'jen-ik, im-.yü-nō- adj relating to or producing an immune response <\immunogenic substances>
im·mu·no·gen·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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im·mu·no·gen·ic (im″u-no-jenґik) producing immunity; evoking an immune response.

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  • immunogenic — adjective Date: circa 1923 relating to or producing an immune response < immunogenic substances > • immunogenesis noun • immunogenicity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • immunogenic — adj. [L. immunis, free; gennaein, to produce] Pertaining to a type of substance that stimulates production of antibody or cell mediated immunity …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • immunogenic — immunogenically, adv. immunogenicity /im yeuh noh jeuh nis i tee, i myooh /, n. /im yeuh noh jen ik, i myooh neuh /, adj. causing or capable of producing an immune response. [1930 35; IMMUNO + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • immunogenic — adjective that produces a reaction from the immune system; antigenic …   Wiktionary

  • immunogenic — producing an immune response Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • immunogenic — [ˌɪmjʊnəʊ dʒɛnɪk, ɪˌmju:nəʊ ] adjective (of a substance) able to produce an immune response. Derivatives immunogenicity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • immunogenic — im·mu·no·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • immunogenic — im•mu•no•gen•ic [[t]ˌɪm yə noʊˈdʒɛn ɪk, ɪˌmyu nə [/t]] adj. imu causing or capable of producing an immune response • Etymology: 1930–35 im mu•no•gen′i•cal•ly, adv. im mu•no•ge•nic′i•ty dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti n …   From formal English to slang

  • immunogenic — /ɪˌmjunoʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ (say i.myoohnoh jenik), /ˈɪmjun / (say imyoohn ) adjective causing immunity …   Australian English dictionary

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