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Definition of "immunology" []

  • The branch of biomedicine concerned with the structure and function of the immune system, innate and acquired immunity, the bodily distinction of self from nonself, and laboratory techniques involving the interaction of antigens with specific antibodies. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "immunology" in a sentence
  • "Dr. Finkel is an internationally recognized expert in immunology and rheumatology, having published widely on the biology, pathogenesis and therapy of childhood arthritis and autoimmune disease."
  • "The opportunity for research projects in tumor immunology is also available for the oculoplastic fellow."
  • "I finally found my direction when I took a course in immunology, which I found fascinating."