immunological memory

noun
im·​mu·​no·​log·​i·​cal memory | \ ˌim-yən-ᵊl-ˈäj-i-kəl- How to pronounce immunological memory (audio) \
variants: also immunologic memory \ -​ˈäj-​ik-​ How to pronounce immunologic memory (audio) \

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

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