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Immunity

Descriptions of Immunity

Immunity : nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Immunity

Immunity: Immunity is the ability of the body to be protected from or fight off infectious disease. Immunity involves the interaction of a variety of elements and processes such as the immune system, antibodies, white blood cells, lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, thymus, and tonsils. The types of immunity include innate immunity and adaptive immunity. There are two general sources of human immunity: genetic immunity and acquired immunity.

Conditions that can afflict immunity include HIV/AIDS, Hodgkin's disease, autoimmune disorders, immunodeficiency disorders, and immunosuppression.

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Immunity

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Sub Parts: Immunity

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Immunity

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