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competent

Law (of a witness) having legal capacity; qualified to testify, etc.
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Infection in the immune-competent host--In humans, asymptomatic or benign toxoplasmosis is the rule in immune competent patients.
Due to their low virulence, disease is rare in the immune competent patient.
dermatitidis infection of a prosthetic aortic valve and aortic graft in an immune competent patient.
One previous study reported a detection of 5' terminally deleted CV-B2 populations ranging in size from 22 to 36 nt in cardiac tissues taken from an immune competent patient in Japan who died of fulminant myocarditis (3).