Neuroimmunology is a field combining neuroscience, the study of the nervous system, and immunology, the study of the immune system. Neuroimmunologists seek to better understand the interactions of these two complex systems during development, homeostasis, and response to injuries. A long-term goal of this rapidly developing research area is to fur...
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(noor″o-im″u-nol´ә-je) the branch of biomedical science that deals with the interaction of the nervous and immune systems in health and disease, such as the effect of autonomic nervous activity on the immune response and the role of antibodies in myasthenia gravis. adj., neuroimmunolog´ic., adj.
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