passive immunity

noun

Definition of passive immunity 

: short-acting immunity acquired by transfer of antibodies (as by injection of gamma globulin) — compare active immunity

Other Words from passive immunity

passive immunization noun

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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passive immunity

noun

Medical Definition of passive immunity 

: short-acting immunity acquired by transfer of antibodies (as by injection of gamma globulin) — compare acquired immunity, active immunity, innate immunity

Other Words from passive immunity

passive immunization noun

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