immune surveillance n.
See immunological surveillance.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a diffuse, complex network of interacting cells, cell products, and cell-forming tissues that protects the body from pathogens and other foreign substances, destroys infected and malignant cells, and removes cellular debris: the system includes the thymus, spleen, lymph nodes and lymph tissue, stem cells, white blood cells, antibodies, and lymphokines. immune system […]
- Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
immune thrombocytopenic purpura n. See idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
immunifacient im·mu·ni·fa·cient (ĭ-myōō’nə-fā’shənt) adj. Producing immunity.
[im-yuh-nahyz, ih-myoo-nahyz] /ˈɪm yəˌnaɪz, ɪˈmyu naɪz/ verb (used with object), immunized, immunizing. 1. to make . 2. to render harmless or ineffective; neutralize. 3. Law. to grant (a witness) . /ˈɪmjʊˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to make immune, esp by inoculation v. 1889, from immune + -ize. Related: Immunized; immunizing. immunize im·mu·nize (ĭm’yə-nīz’) v. im·mu·nized, im·mu·niz·ing, im·mu·niz·es […]