oral tolerance

noun

Medical Definition of oral tolerance

: the capacity of the immune system to recognize substances taken in through the digestive system and to weaken or suppress the immune response to them

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“Oral tolerance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oral%20tolerance. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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