immunocompetent
adjective see immunocompetence

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  • immunocompétent — immunocompétent, ente [ imynokɔ̃petɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1967; de immuno et compétent ♦ Biol. Se dit de cellules susceptibles d intervenir dans les processus immunitaires. Lymphocytes immunocompétents. N. f. IMMUNOCOMPÉTENCE , v. 1970. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • immunocompetent — [im΄yə nōkäm′pə tənt, i myo͞o΄nōkäm′pə tənt] adj. able to have a normal immune response immunocompetence n …   English World dictionary

  • Immunocompétent — Immunocompétence Un organisme immunocompétent est un organisme au système immunitaire normal, en opposition à un organisme immunodépression. Ce document provient de « Immunocomp%C3%A9tence ». Catégories : Système immunitaire | Immunologie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • immunocompetent — adjective capable of developing an immune response following exposure to an antigen immunocompetent cells • Ant: ↑immunodeficient • Derivationally related forms: ↑immunocompetence …   Useful english dictionary

  • immunocompetent — immunocompetence, n. /im yeuh noh kom pi tnt, i myooh /, adj. having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen. [1970 75; IMMUNO + COMPETENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • immunocompetent — adjective Having a functioning immune system …   Wiktionary

  • Immunocompetent — Able to develop an immune response. Able to recognize antigens and respond to them. The opposite of immunodeficient. * * * Possessing the ability to mount a normal immune response …   Medical dictionary

  • immunocompetent — [ˌɪmjʊnəʊ kɒmpɪtənt, ɪˌmju:nəʊ ] adjective Medicine having a normal immune response. Derivatives immunocompetence noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • immunocompetent — im·mu·no·competent …   English syllables

  • immunocompetent — im•mu•no•com•pe•tent [[t]ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɒm pɪ tnt, ɪˌmyu [/t]] adj. imu having the potential for immunologic response; capable of developing immunity after exposure to antigen • Etymology: 1970–75 im mu•no•com′pe•tence, n …   From formal English to slang

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