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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Suffering from a disorder in which some part of the disease fighting system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

Usage examples (27)
  • immunodeficient rodents
  • It's not "cute" to keep a bald, immunodeficient guinea pig bred as a lab animal as a pet!
  • And there are some severely immunodeficient mouse strains in which even some human cancers can grow.
  • This is quite interesting, as a fair number of models of immunodeficient mice exist, which are typically raised in quite sterile conditions. for more
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