[hyoo-muhng-guh s, -mong- or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmʌŋ gəs, -ˈmɒŋ- or, often, yu-/
exceptionally large; huge
also humungous, by 1972, American English, apparently a fanciful coinage from huge and monstrous.
Having to do with basketball: a hoop team/ hoop scores (1940s+ Basketball)
To vomit; barf, oops: One of the guys from Emergency Services hooped into his boots over it (1980s+)
[hyoo-mer or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mər or, often, ˈyu-/ noun 1. a comic, absurd, or incongruous quality causing amusement: the humor of a situation. 2. the faculty of perceiving what is amusing or comical: He is completely without humor. 3. an instance of being or attempting to be comical or amusing; something : The humor […]
[hyoo-mer-uh l or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mər əl or, often, ˈyu-/ adjective, Physiology. 1. of, relating to, or proceeding from a fluid of the body. /ˈhjuːmərəl/ adjective 1. (immunol) denoting or relating to a type of immunity caused by free antibodies circulating in the blood 2. (obsolete) of or relating to the four bodily fluids […]
- Humoral immune response
humoral immune response (hy’mər-əl) The immune response involving the transformation of B cells into plasma cells that produce and secrete antibodies to a specific antigen. See Note at antibody.
noun, Immunology. 1. . [an-ti-bod-ee mee-dee-ey-tid, an-tee-] /ˈæn tɪˌbɒd i ˈmi diˌeɪ tɪd, ˈæn ti-/ noun, Immunology. 1. immunity conferred to an individual through the activity of B cells and their progeny, which produce circulating antibodies in response to the presence of a foreign substance and recognize the substance upon renewed exposure. humoral immunity n. […]