Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

immuno-

Immune or immunity.

[English immune plus -o-.]

Immunology is the branch of medicine and biology concerned with immunity; a drug that is immunosuppressive partially or completely suppresses the immune response of an individual; a substance that is immunogenic is able to produce an immune response; immunodeficiency, as in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is failure of the immune system to protect the body adequately from infection; an immunoglobulin is one of a class of proteins present in the serum and cells of the immune system, which function as antibodies.

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