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Medical Dictionary

immunological memory

noun im·mu·no·log·i·cal memory \ˌim-yən-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl-\

Medical Definition of IMMUNOLOGICAL MEMORY

:  the capacity of the body's immune system to remember an encounter with an antigen due to the activation of B cells or T cells having specificity for the antigen and to react more swiftly to the antigen by means of these activated cells in a later encounter


im·mu·no·log·i·cal memory also im·mu·no·log·ic memory \-ˈäj-ik-\


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