immune complex disease n.
A disease caused by the deposition of antigen-antibody or antigen-antibody-complement complexes on the surface of cells, resulting in the development of chronic or acute inflammation, which may be manifested by vasculitis, endocarditis, neuritis, or glomerulonephritis.
- Immune deficiency
immune deficiency n. See immunodeficiency.
- Immune electron microscopy
immune electron microscopy n. The use of an electron microscope to examine viral specimens bound to specific antibody.
- Immune fetal hydrops
immune fetal hydrops n. A combination of edema and ascites in a fetus, due to erythroblastosis fetalis.
- Immune reaction
immune reaction n. The reaction resulting from the recognition and binding of an antigen by its specific antibody or by a previously sensitized lymphocyte. Also called immunoreaction.