Definition of Immune. Meaning of Immune. Synonyms of Immune

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Definition of Immune

Immune
Immune Im*mune", n. One who is immune; esp., a person who is immune from a disease by reason of previous affection with the disease or inoculation.
Immune
Immune Im*mune", a. [L. immunis. See Immunity.] Exempt; protected by inoculation. -- Im*mu"nize, v. t.

Meaning of Immune from wikipedia

- In biology, immunity is the balanced state of multicellular organisms having adequate biological defenses to fight infection, disease, or other unwanted...
- The immune system is a host defense system comprising many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease. To function...
- Immunity may refer to: Immunity (medical), resistance of an organism to infection or disease Immunity (journal), a scientific journal published by Cell...
- Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human...
- Humoral immunity or humoural immunity is the aspect of immunity that is mediated by macromolecules found in extracellular fluids such as secreted antibodies...
- An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part. There are at least 80 types of autoimmune diseases...
- Immunodeficiency (or immune deficiency) is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious disease and cancer is compromised or entirely...
- adaptive immune system, also known as the acquired immune system or, more rarely, as the specific immune system, is a subsystem of the overall immune system...
- innate immune system is one of the two main immunity strategies found in vertebrates (the other being the adaptive immune system). The innate immune system...
- Immune tolerance, or immunological tolerance, or immunotolerance, is a state of unresponsiveness of the immune system to substances or tissue that have...
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