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immunodeficiency

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An innate, acquired, or induced inability to develop a normal immune response.

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  • n. A depletion in the body's natural immune system, or in some component of it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

Etymologies

immuno- +‎ deficiency (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • VATICAN CITY, Nov 30 Reuters - The Vatican on Tuesday blamed the spread of AIDS on an "immunodeficiency" of moral values among other factors and called for education, abstinence and greater access to drugs to fight the disease.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • The manufacturers 'datasheet, such as immunodeficiency, leukaemias, and a history of hypersensitivity to the components of the vaccine.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In-utero hematopoietic stem cell transplantations are a promising approach for the treatment of selected congenital immunodeficiency disorders (i.e. severe combined immunodeficiencies, chronic granulomatous disease, hyperIgM syndrome and others) and hemoglobinopathies (i.e. sickle cell disease and thalassemia).

    In Utero Stem Cell Transplantation

  • Within the first year, the fellow will participate in the diagnostic work-up of at least eight new immunodeficiency patients.

    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

  • The Hospital serves one of the largest populations of pediatric immunodeficiency patients in the nation.

    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

  • Kim E. Nichols, MD is studying the signaling mechanisms that regulate the activation of lymphocytes and macrophages types of white blood cells involved in many disease processes, including cancer, the lymphohistiocytoses, autoimmune diseases and immunodeficiency.

    Pediatric cancer research

  • Since then, some 65 million people have been infected with the human immunodeficiency virus HIV and more than 30 million have died.

    Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.: World AIDS Day 2011: Working to End the Pandemic

  • More than two decades later, a collaborative effort between NIH and the private sector allowed NIH researchers to rescue AZT after they discovered that it was effective against an entirely different health threat: the human immunodeficiency virus, which causes AIDS.

    Margaret Anderson: Patients Need Discoveries Translated to New Therapies

  • BIT225 is also in development for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus.

    Biotron Soars on Results for Hepatitis C Drug

  • Since 2005, HHS has agreed to add to its recommended list severe combined immunodeficiency disease, or "bubble boy disease," and is still considering whether to add a congenital heart condition.

    New Tests for Newborns, And Dilemmas for Parents

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