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immunocompetent

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the normal bodily capacity to develop an immune response following exposure to an antigen.

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  • adjective Having a functioning immune system.

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  • adjective capable of developing an immune response following exposure to an antigen

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Although in immunocompetent persons Cryptosporidium infections, which are characterized by what else but diarrhea tend to be self-limiting and self-curing, in immunocompromised individuals, as well as the very young, pregnant women, and the very elderly Cryptosporidiosis is a significant health concern.

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  • Association between Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying gene for Panton-Valentine leukocidin and highly lethal necrotising pneumonia in young immunocompetent patients.

    SUPERBUG

  • Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults.

    SUPERBUG

  • Fatal community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in an immunocompetent young adult.

    SUPERBUG

  • Association between Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying gene for Panton-Valentine leukocidin and highly lethal necrotising pneumonia in young immunocompetent patients.

    SUPERBUG

  • Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults.

    SUPERBUG

  • Association between Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying gene for Panton-Valentine leukocidin and highly lethal necrotising pneumonia in young immunocompetent patients.

    SUPERBUG

  • Fatal community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in an immunocompetent young adult.

    SUPERBUG

  • Fatal community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in an immunocompetent young adult.

    SUPERBUG

  • Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults.

    SUPERBUG

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  • I can't look at this word and not think of nincompoop.

    March 18, 2009