neuroimmunology


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neuroimmunology

 [noor″o-im″u-nol´o-je]
the branch of biomedical science that deals with the interaction of the nervous and immune systems in health and disease, such as the effect of autonomic nervous activity on the immune response and the role of antibodies in myasthenia gravis. adj., adj neuroimmunolog´ic.

neuroimmunology

/neu·ro·im·mu·nol·o·gy/ (-im″ūn-ol´ah-je) the study of the effects of the autonomic nervous activity on the immune response.neuroimmunolog´ic

neuroimmunology

[no̅o̅r′ō·im′yo̅o̅nol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, neuron + L, immunis, freedom; Gk, logos, science
the study of relationships between the immune and nervous systems, such as autoimmune activity in neurological diseases.

neuroimmunology

that branch of science which deals with the interaction of the nervous and immune systems in health and disease, as in the effect of autonomic nervous activity on the immune response and the role of antibodies in myasthenia gravis.
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