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immunology

(im?yu-nol'o-je) [? + Gr. logos, word, reason]
The study of the components of the immune system and their function.
See: immune systemimmunologic (im?yu-no-loj'ik), adjective

immunologic, immunological

emanating from or pertaining to immunology.

immunologic competence
immunologic domains
in cell receptor biology, the structure of receptors is conveniently considered in terms of three functional domains: transmembrane, ligand binding and immunological; the latter contain primary antigenic regions.
immunologic fertility control
antihormone immunization.
immunologic incompetence
immunoincompetence.
immunologic injury
immunologic reactions
see immune response, immunity.
immunologic status
a reference to immunocompetence of a host.
immunologic tolerance
see immunological tolerance.
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The types of immunologic adverse events in this study were similar to those previously reported for this class of drug.
We describe the immunologic changes that may affect the course of infectious diseases in pregnant women, briefly summarize what is known about infectious diseases during pregnancy, and then focus on the particular challenges of dealing with emerging infectious diseases in pregnant women.
The finding argues for routine screening for thyroid disease in patients with immunologic thrombocytopenia.
Thyroid function tests, available in 80 patients with immunologic thrombocytopenia, showed that 10 were hypothyroid and 6 were hyperthyroid.
Persistent hematologic and immunologic disturbances in 8-year-old Dutch children associated with perinatal dioxin exposure.
Though antiretroviral therapy has enabled immunologic control of HIV and viral suppression, the use of HAART is associated with decreased HIV-specific immune responses, particularly in patients with chronic HIV infection.
To be eligible for the shots, residents must be 60 or older; under a doctor's regular care for long-term health or lung problems; have been admitted to a hospital within the past year for treatment of kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, anemia or severe asthma; or have cancer or an immunologic disorder which lowers the body's normal resistance to infections.
The first demonstration of immune system changes in laboratory studies of MS took place in 1935, but it was not until after World War II that an immunologic cause of MS was seriously investigated.
The proposed immunologic mechanism for the development of human diabetes after infant exposure to nonpharmacological amounts of bovine insulin could be extended to bovine growth hormone.
Coverage of the most recent areas of advancement: pathophysiology, mechanisms and cellular aspects, epidemiologic, genetic, and immunologic aspects of atopic dermatitis
Among the topics are the breakdown in peripheral tolerance in type 1 diabetes (T1D) in mice and humans, humoral autoimmunity immunologic and metabolic biomarkers of beta-cell destruction in the diagnosis of T1D, the hygiene hypothesis to explain the increasing frequency of insulin-dependent diabetes, advancing animal models of human T1D by grafting functional human tissues in immunodeficient mice, and clinical immunologic interventions.
The dose escalation study assessed safety and the immunologic and virologic responses in 14 subjects with chronic hepatitis B infection.