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...
- The immune system is a network of biological processes that protects an organism from diseases. It detects and responds to a wide variety of pathogens...
- An immune response is a reaction which occurs within an organism for the purpose of defending against foreign invaders. These invaders include a wide variety...
- 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...
- Immunity may refer to: Immunity (medical), resistance of an organism to infection or disease Immunity (journal), a scientific journal published by Cell...
- Immunodeficiency, also known as immunocompromisation, is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious diseases and cancer is compromised...
- The adaptive immune system, also known as the acquired immune system, is a subsystem of the immune system that is composed of specialized, systemic cells...
- with no symptoms. If the infection progresses, it interferes more with the immune system, increasing the risk of developing common infections such as tuberculosis...
- nonspecific, immune system is one of the two main immunity strategies (the other being the adaptive immune system) in vertebrates. The innate immune system...
- Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), also known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura or immune thrombocytopenia, is a type of thrombocytopenic purpura...