Immunogenetics



[im-yuh-noh-juh-net-iks, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪks, ɪˌmyu-/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of immunology dealing with the study of immunity in relation to genetic makeup.
2.
the study of genetic relationships among animals by comparison of immunologic reactions.
/ˌɪmjʊnəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the study of the relationship between immunity and genetics

immunogenetics im·mu·no·ge·net·ics (ĭm’yə-nō-jə-nět’ĭks)
n.
The branch of immunology that is concerned with the molecular and genetic basis of the immune response.
im’mu·no·ge·net’i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.

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