Immunogen



[ih-myoo-nuh-juh n, -jen] /ɪˈmyu nə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/

noun
1.
any substance or cell introduced into the body in order to generate an immune response.
/ɪˈmjuːnəʊdʒən/
noun
1.
any substance that evokes an immune response
2.
any substance that stimulates immunity

immunogen im·mu·no·gen (ĭm’yə-nə-jən, -jěn’, ĭ-myōō’-)
n.
See antigen.

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