adj. [L. immunis, free; gennaein, to produce]
Pertaining to a type of substance that stimulates production of antibody or cell-mediated immunity.

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  • immunogenic — [ˌɪmjʊnəʊ dʒɛnɪk, ɪˌmju:nəʊ ] adjective (of a substance) able to produce an immune response. Derivatives immunogenicity noun …   English new terms dictionary

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