Immunomodulatory

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Definition

noun

An immunological change, adjustment or regulation.


adjective

Having the ability to alter or regulate one or more immune functions.


Supplement

An immunomodulatory agent is a drug that may be an immunosuppressant or an immunostimulator based on its effect on the immune system.


Word origin: Contraction of immune and modulatory.

See also: immune system.

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