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Definition of Immunocompetent

Immunocompetent: Able to develop an immune response. An immunocompetent body is able to
recognize antigens and act against them. Immuno-
competent is the opposite of immunodeficient.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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