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Definition: 'Immunocompromised'

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immunocompromised

Type: Term

Pronunciation: im′yū-nō-kom′prō-mīzd

Definitions:
1. Denoting a person with an immunologic mechanism deficient either because of an immunodeficiency disorder or because it has been so rendered by immunosuppressive agents.



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