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 capability of multicellular organisms to resist harmful microorganisms. Immunity involves both specific and nonspecific components...
- of the immune system: the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system. Both subsystems use humoral immunity and cell-mediated immunity to perform...
- The adaptive immune system, also referred as the acquired immune system, is a subsystem of the immune system that is composed of specialized, systemic...
- Humoral immunity or humoural immunity is the aspect of immunity that is mediated by macromolecules found in extracellular fluids such as secreted antibodies...
- Immunity may refer to: Immunity (medical), resistance of an organism to infection or disease Immunity (journal), a scientific journal published by Cell...
- An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a functioning body part. There are at least 80 types of autoimmune diseases...
- 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...
- Immunodeficiency, also known as immunocompromisation, is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious diseases and cancer is compromised...
- Herd immunity (also called herd effect, community immunity, po****tion immunity, or social immunity) is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease...
- Cell-mediated immunity is an immune response that does not involve antibodies. Rather, cell-mediated immunity is the activation of phagocytes, antigen-specific...
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