Immunomodulation

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Definition

noun

The act of manipulating the immune system or adjusting the immune response to a desired therapeutic effect, for example by administering an immunomodulatory drug.


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Word origin: immuno- + modulation.

Related forms: immunomodulatory.

See also: immune system.

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