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immune response


immune response

noun

Definition of IMMUNE RESPONSE

:  a bodily response to an antigen that occurs when lymphocytes identify the antigenic molecule as foreign and induce the formation of antibodies and lymphocytes capable of reacting with it and rendering it harmless—called also immune reaction
March 03, 2015
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