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|+||Inability to mount a normal [[immune response]]. Immunodeficiency can be due to a [[genetic]] [[disease]] or acquired as in AIDS due to HIV. Immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced. The inability of the [[immune system]] to provide a response to a pathogenic attack. |