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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Adyuvante inmunológico

Immunological adjuvant (IH-myoo-noh-LAH-jih-kul A-juh-vunt)
A substance used to help boost the immune response to a vaccine so that less vaccine is needed.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.