immunotoxicity, definition of
Adverse effects on the normal functioning of the immune system, caused by exposure
to a toxic chemical. Changes in immune function could produce higher rates of
infectious diseases or cancer, or more severe cases of those diseases. Immunotoxic
chemicals can also cause auto-immune disease or allergic reactions.
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