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Immunostimulator

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Definition

noun, plural: immunostimulators

An agent capable of stimulating or increasing the activity of the immune system.


Supplement

An example of immunostimulator is the granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor.

Two major types of immunostimulators are: specific immunostimulator and non-specific immunostimulator.


Synonym: immunostimulant.
Compare: immunosuppressor.
See also: immune system.