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the study of the genetics of the immune response, such as the study of immune response genes or the association of hla antigens with disease susceptibility, or the generation of antibody diversity. adj., adj immunogenet´ic.
The study of the genetics of transplantation and tissue rejection, histochemical loci, immunologic response, immunoglobulin structure, and immunosuppression.
immunogenetics/im·mu·no·ge·net·ics/ (im″ūn-o-jĕ-net´iks) the study of the genetic factors controlling the individual's immune response and the transmission of those factors from generation to generation.immunogenet´ic
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The study of the interrelation between immunity to disease and genetic makeup.
2. The branch of immunology that deals with the molecular and genetic bases of the immune response.
im′mu·no·ge·net′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.
a branch of medicine concerned with the role of genetics in tissue transplantation and immunological response.
the study of the genetic factors controlling the animal's immune response and the transmission of those factors from generation to generation.