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Adaptive Immunity

Protection from an infectious disease agent that is mediated by B- and T- LYMPHOCYTES following exposure to specific antigen, and characterized by IMMUNOLOGIC MEMORY. It can result from either previous infection with that agent or vaccination (IMMUNITY, ACTIVE), or transfer of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune donor (IMMUNIZATION, PASSIVE).

Year introduced: 2010

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Tree Number(s): G12.450.050

MeSH Unique ID: D056704

Entry Terms:

  • Adoptive Immunity
  • Immunity, Adoptive
  • Immunity, Adaptive
  • Acquired Immunity
  • Immunity, Acquired
  • Hybrid Immunity
  • Hybrid Immunities
  • Immunity, Hybrid
  • Adaptive Immune Response
  • Immune Response, Adaptive
  • Response, Adaptive Immune

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