immunogenicity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From immunogenic +‎ -ity.

Noun[edit]

immunogenicity (countable and uncountable, plural immunogenicities)

  1. (immunology) The ability of a particular substance to provoke an immune response.
    • 2002, Gilbert S. Banker & Christopher T. Rhodes, Modern Pharmaceutics, 4th edition, Informa Health Care, ISBN 0824706749, page 699:
      One of the first examples of the immunogenicity of recombinantly derived antibodies was with murine anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (OKT3) used in the induction of immunosupression after organ transplantation.