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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immunocompromisedadjective

    unable to develop a normal immune response usually because of malnutrition or immunodeficiency or immunosuppressive therapy


  1. immunocompromisedadjective

    Having an immune system that has been impaired by disease or treatment.


  1. immunocompromised

    Immunocompromised refers to having an impaired or weakened immune system. This condition reduces the body's ability to fight off infections and diseases. It can be caused by various factors including certain medical conditions (like HIV or cancer), malnutrition, aging or as a side effect to treatments such as chemotherapy or immunosuppressive drugs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immunocompromised in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immunocompromised in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of immunocompromised in a Sentence

  1. Territorial Health Officials:

    No matter how severely it affects healthy, fully vaccinated and boosted populations, it will hit the most vulnerable among us the hardest still, so the elderly, the immunocompromised, other vulnerable populations will still be at greatest risk and still bear the brunt of this.

  2. William Schaffner:

    This is largely a problem when it comes to severe disease, the disease that requires hospitalization, it's among the unvaccinated. It really is pretty unusual to have a vaccinated person be hospitalized. Most of those people tend to be older and very, very frail. They never were able to respond to the vaccine, and we have the occasional immunocompromised person whose immune system also couldn't respond optimally to the vaccine, so the unvaccinated continue to be the big highway of transmission. The vaccinated, they're little side streets. Let's not get preoccupied with that. We need to get more people vaccinated.

  3. Kristina Wong:

    I was like' I can do this. I can sew.' I just sort of refuse to believe that we're powerless in these situations, i made my first mask on March 20th. I posted on my Facebook page' If you are immunocompromised or don't have access to masks, I'll make you a mask. Just reimburse me $ 5 for postage.'.

  4. Tanya Altmann:

    If you have somebody at home who's older or immunocompromised, you may want to isolate them to one side of the house so the kids and everybody else aren't around them on a regular basis, if it's a child that Tanya Altmann have to care for, then Tanya Altmann may have to make the decision to isolate one adult with the child.

  5. William Schaffner:

    People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age.

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