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Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Vaccination

Definition noun, plural: vaccination The administration of vaccine capable of evoking an immune response against a specific... Read More

Vaccine

Definition noun, plural: vaccines A suspension containing live, attenuated, modified, or killed microorganisms (or their... Read More

Clinical medicine

Definition noun (medicine) The study and practice of medicine that is founded on the direct observation of... Read More

Biogenesis

Definition noun plural: biogeneses (1) The process in which life forms arise from similar life forms (2) A theory that... Read More

Artificial active immunity

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

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... 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

Neutralizing antibody

Definition noun An antibody that is capable of keeping an infectious agent, usually a virus, from infecting a cell by... Read More

Natural active immunity

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

Memory T cell

Definition noun, plural: memory T cells A long-lived T cell that bears receptors for an antigen during its encounter with a... Read More