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immunopathology

 [im″u-no-pah-thol´o-je]
1. that branch of biomedical science concerned with immune responses to disease, with immunodeficiency diseases, and with diseases caused by immune mechanisms.
2. the structural and functional manifestations associated with immune responses to disease or with diseases caused by immune mechanisms. adj., adj immunopatholog´ic.

im·mu·no·pa·thol·o·gy

(im'yū-nō-pă-thol'ŏ-jē),
The study of diseases or conditions resulting from immune reactions.

immunopathology

The study of the role of immunological processes in the production of disease and in its diagnosis and treatment.
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Therefore, considering the very wide spectrum of discovered autoantibodies, the aim of the present paper is to highlight the most promising and significant ones from both immunopathologic and clinical perspectives.
Remick, "Immunopathologic alterations in murine models of sepsis of increasing severity," Infection and Immunity, vol.
Interestingly, studies by Pedras-Vasconcelos and Pearce [64] demonstrated that mice infected with schistosomes present a regulatory pathway in which type 1 [CD8.sup.+] cells, under the control of IL-4, dampen immunopathologic type 2 responses.
(11,12), Auto-aggressive hanseniasis refers to a syndrome with immunopathologic and clinical features simulating auto-aggressive diseases.
(2009) Electrophysiologic and immunopathologic correlates in Guillain-Barre syndrome subtypes.
"Improvement of clinical and immunopathologic parameters in asthmatic children treated for concomitant rhinosinusitis," Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol., Vol.91(1), pp.71-78
(8) Cytotoxic T lymphocytes and microglia activation play an immunopathologic role in this disease.
Schistosomiasis: An experimental model for the study of immunopathologic mechanisms which involve eosinophils.