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Search Results for: humoral immunity

Humoral immunity

Humoral immunity (Science: immunology) a form of immunity whereby b lymphocytes and plasma cells produce antibodies to... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

Plasmablast

Definition noun, plural: plasmablasts An antibody-producing stem cell that could give rise to another of its kind or... Read More

Alloimmunity

Definition noun, plural: alloimmunities (immunology) A type of immunity that produces an immune response that is attacking... Read More

B lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: B lymphocytes A lymphocyte that is produced in the bone marrow and is responsible for the... Read More

Cell-mediated immunity

Cell-mediated immunity (Science: immunology) immune response that involves effector t lymphocytes and not the production of... Read More

Biological Cell Defense

Organisms must find a means of defense against antigens such a viruses described on the previous tutorial. If this was not... Read More

Mononuclear phagocyte system

Definition noun A system of cells located in reticular connective tissue, and are associated primarily with phagocytosis and... Read More