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Naturally acquired active immunity

Definition noun An active immunity acquired by experiencing and having recovered from a disease. Supplement Active immunity... Read More

Artificially acquired active immunity

Definition noun An active immunity acquired by vaccination (i.e. the injection of vaccine containing active antigens to... Read More

Natural passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by the fetus or newborn from the mother via the placental transfer of antibodies... Read More

Naturally acquired passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity that is acquired by the fetus or newborn through its mother, and typically lasts the... Read More

Artificially acquired passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity that renders short-term immunization by the transfer of antibodies administered by... Read More

Passive immunity

Definition noun A type of immunity acquired by the transfer of antibody from one individual to another, such as from mother... Read More

Artificial passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by means of injection of serum containing antibodies to an individual who may... Read More