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

- of the immune system: the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system. Both subsystems use humoral immunity and cell-mediated immunity to perform...
- In biology, immunity is the balanced state of multicellular organisms having adequate biological defenses to fight infection, disease, or other unwanted...
- Immunity may refer to: Immunity (medical), resistance of an organism to infection or disease Immunity (journal), a scientific journal published by Cell...
- Immunodeficiency is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious disease and cancer is compromised or entirely absent. Most cases of...
- Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human...
- 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...
- leukocytes or leucocytes and abbreviated as WBCs) are the cells of the immune system that are involved in protecting the body against both infectious...
- 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...
- An immune disorder is a dysfunction of the immune system. These disorders can be characterized in several different ways: By the component(s) of the immune...
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