HyperDic: immunogen

English > 1 sense of the word immunogen:
NOUNartifactimmunogen, immunizing agentany substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body
English > immunogen: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body.
Synonymimmunizing agent
Narrowertoxin antitoxinA mixture of toxin and antitoxin used to immunize against a disease
vaccine, vaccinumimmunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
BroaderantigenAny substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
Spanishinmunógeno

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