Immunogenic

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Definition

adjective

Refers to the ability of a substance (antigen) to induce an immune response.


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Word origin: From immunogenic > immuno-, of immune + -genic, producing or causing.


Related phrases: immunogenic tumours.

Synonym: antigenic.
See also: immunogenicity.

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