TITLE

nonspecific therapy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1478
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "nonspecific theraphy" is presented. It refers to the use of injections of foreign proteins or bacterial vaccines in the treatment of infection to stimulate general immunological responses. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21237838

 

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