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immunoprotective

Definitions

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  • adjective immunology That protects against the affects of an antigen

Etymologies

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From immuno- +‎ protective

Examples

  • It's a speculative story at this point, but the weight of the evidence marshaled in support of the premise is impressive: the mammalian breast first evolved as an immunoprotective gland that produced bacteriocidal secretions to protect the skin and secondarily eggs and infants, and that lactation is a highly derived kind of inflammation response.

    The Panda's Thumb: May 2006 Archives

  • It's a speculative story at this point, but the weight of the evidence marshaled in support of the premise is impressive: the mammalian breast first evolved as an immunoprotective gland that produced bacteriocidal secretions to protect the skin and secondarily eggs and infants, and that lactation is a highly derived kind of inflammation response.

    Breast beginnings - The Panda's Thumb

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