hyperimmunized

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ immunized

Adjective[edit]

hyperimmunized (not comparable)

  1. Excessively immunized, and thus containing a large quantity of (specific) antibodies
    • 2015 July 9, Naiyana Gujral, Ju Won Suh, Hoon H. Sunwoo, “Effect of anti-gliadin IgY antibody on epithelial intestinal integrity and inflammatory response induced by gliadin”, in BMC Immunology[1], volume 16, DOI:10.1186/s12865-015-0104-1:
      The egg yolks from hyperimmunized hens were physically separated from the egg white and first mixed gently with eight volumes of cold distilled water (acidified with 0.1 M HCl to give pH 4.0) to avoid possible disruptions of egg yolk granules due to the presence of high concentrations of acid.