immunological memory


im·mu·no·log·i·cal memory

noun \ˌim-yən-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl-\

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

Variants of IMMUNOLOGICAL MEMORY

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

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