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glossary:immunodeficiency

Inability to mount a normal immune response. Immunodeficiency can be due to a genetic disease or acquired as in AIDS due to HIV. Immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced. The inability of the immune system to provide a response to a pathogenic attack.

glossary/immunodeficiency.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)