The act of manipulating the immune system or adjusting the immune response to a desired therapeutic effect, for example by administering an immunomodulatory drug.
Word origin: immuno- + modulation.
Related forms: immunomodulatory.
See also: immune system.
You will also like...
Homeostasis is essential to maintain conditions within the tolerable limits. Otherwise, the body will fail to function p..
The blood sugar level is regulated by two hormones. The mechanism behind this type of negative feedback control is descr..
Control of Growth & Development tutorials look at how the genetic makeup determines the biological processes on a da..
Learn about community patterns and the ecological factors influencing these patterns. Revisit some of the ecosystems you..
Life, as we know it today, is presumed to have started in the sea and many of them were likely eukaryotic animal-like or..