Glossary Term:

Title

immunology

Phonetic

<b>im</b>-yuh-<b>NAHL</b>-uh-jee

Description

study of how the body resists infection and certain other diseases. Knowledge gained in this field is important to those cancer treatments that use the immune system and/or substances that behave like parts of the immune system to help fight cancer. See also immune system, immunotherapy.