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immunomodulation

immunomodulation is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(im″yŭ-nō-moj″ŭ-lā′shŏn )

( i-mū″nō-moj″ŭ-lā′shŏn)
[immuno- + modulation]

1. The alteration of immune responses with monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, glucocorticoids, immunoglobulins, transfusion therapy, ultraviolet light, plasmapheresis, or related agents known to alter cellular or humoral immunity.
SEE: immunotherapy; SEE: biological response modifier
2. In alternative medicine, the use of vitamins, minerals, natural foods, or other nutrients to promote health or prevent degenerative or malignant diseases.
SEE: biotherapy

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Immunomodulation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761978/all/immunomodulation.
Immunomodulation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761978/all/immunomodulation. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Immunomodulation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761978/all/immunomodulation
Immunomodulation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761978/all/immunomodulation.
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