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Immunostimulator

Definition
noun, plural: immunostimulators
An agent capable of stimulating or increasing the activity of the immune system.
Supplement
An example of immunostimulator is the granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor.
Two major types of immunostimulators are: specific immunostimulator and non-specific immunostimulator.
Synonym: immunostimulant.

Compare: immunosuppressor.

See also: immune system.


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