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1. immunodeficiency

noun. ['ˌɪmjuːnoʊˌdɪˈfɪʃənsi'] immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced.

Synonyms

  • immunological disorder
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • agammaglobulinemia
  • severe combined immunodeficiency disease
  • severe combined immunodeficiency
  • SCID
  • hypogammaglobulinemia

Antonyms

  • ability

Etymology

  • deficiency (English)
  • -ency (English)
  • immuno- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

  • self-sufficiency
  • proficiency
  • inefficiency
  • sufficiency
  • efficiency

2. combined

adjective. ['kəmˈbaɪnd'] made or joined or united into one.

Synonyms

  • conglomerate
  • occluded
  • one
  • compounded
  • rolled into one

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • unobstructed
  • comparable
  • ordinal

3. severe

adjective. ['səˈvɪr'] intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality.

Synonyms

  • terrible
  • intense

Antonyms

  • secure
  • safe
  • uncritical

Etymology

  • severus (Latin)

4. severe

adjective. ['səˈvɪr'] very strong or vigorous.

Synonyms

  • strong
  • hard

Antonyms

  • undiscerning
  • dispensable
  • joyful

Etymology

  • severus (Latin)

5. severe

adjective. ['səˈvɪr'] severely simple.

Synonyms

  • plain
  • stark
  • austere

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • unsarcastic
  • noncrucial
  • unscholarly

Etymology

  • severus (Latin)

6. severe

adjective. ['səˈvɪr'] causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm.

Synonyms

  • serious
  • dangerous
  • life-threatening
  • critical
  • grievous

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • frivolous
  • birth
  • frivolity

Etymology

  • severus (Latin)

7. severe

adjective. ['səˈvɪr'] unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment.

Synonyms

  • spartan
  • nonindulgent

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • easy
  • invulnerable

Etymology

  • severus (Latin)

8. severe

adjective. ['səˈvɪr'] very bad in degree or extent.

Antonyms

  • playful

Etymology

  • severus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word severe-combined-immunodeficiency


1. Noun Phrase
Children born with severe combined immunodeficiency, the so-called “Bubble Boy Syndrome”, lack a specific type of white blood cells, crippling their immune system.

2. Noun Phrase
First described in children in the 1960s, severe combined immunodeficiency—or SCID—is an inherited disorder that affects humans, mice, horses and dogs.

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