Definition of Acquired Immunity in English :

Define Acquired Immunity in English

Acquired Immunity meaning in English

Meaning of Acquired Immunity in English

Pronunciation of Acquired Immunity in English

Acquired Immunity pronunciation in English

Pronounce Acquired Immunity in English

Acquired Immunity

see synonyms of acquired immunity

Noun

1. acquired immunity

immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a fetus or by vaccination

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Acquired Immunity

see synonyms of acquired immunity
noun
the immunity produced by exposure of an organism to antigens, which stimulates the production of antibodies

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Acquired Immunity

see synonyms of acquired immunity
n.
Immunity obtained either from the development of antibodies in response to exposure to an antigen, as from vaccination or an attack of an infectious disease, or from the transmission of antibodies, as from mother to fetus through the placenta or the injection of antiserum.

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