Humoral-immunity



noun, Immunology.
1.
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[an-ti-bod-ee mee-dee-ey-tid, an-tee-] /ˈæn tɪˌbɒd i ˈmi diˌeɪ tɪd, ˈæn ti-/
noun, Immunology.
1.
immunity conferred to an individual through the activity of B cells and their progeny, which produce circulating antibodies in response to the presence of a foreign substance and recognize the substance upon renewed exposure.

humoral immunity n.
The component of the immune response involving the transformation of B cells into plasma cells that produce and secrete antibodies to a specific antigen.
humoral immunity
Immunity resulting from a humoral immune response.

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