Definition Of immunity

noun

the ability of an organism to resist a particular infection or toxin by the action of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells.

immunity to typhoid seems to have increased spontaneously

Example Of immunity

  • immunity to typhoid seems to have increased spontaneously

  • An immune response is brought about by two components of the immune system, namely the innate immunity and the acquired or specific immunity , acting in conjunction with each other and with other molecules.

  • At birth, infants have immunity to certain diseases because antibodies have passed through the placenta from the mother to the unborn child.

  • Because of the absolute immunity from accountability that EU officials feel they possess, they decided to ignore these requests.

  • Because they are not directly engaged in hostilities against an adversary, they retain their civilian immunity from attack.


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