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immunological memory

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

Medical Definition of immunological memory

  1. :  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

also

immunologic memory

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