Never mind that the immune system is quite capable of handling all those vaccines and more.
Plus, the beef delivers an extra dose of zinc, which protects against weakening of the immune system.
My immune system was shot; my body had become a petri dish for every new virus of the week.
Her immune system is weak, but she knows her symptoms could be much worse.
The immune system of the infant is far too immature to handle much of anything and some babies are quickly overwhelmed.
PCBs have been shown to have chronically toxic effects on the thyroid, stomach, liver, kidneys, and immune system.
The environmental hazards have caused severe respiratory ailments, immune system problems, and possibly cancer.
The pesky hanger-on evidently possessed an understanding of my immune system that allopathic medicine has yet to match.
It hinders the immune system, causes insomnia, and speeds the atrophy of the brain, to name a few.
What it does is it breaks down the immune system and creates openings for pathogens.
immune system n.
The integrated body system of organs, tissues, cells, and cell products that differentiates self from nonself and neutralizes potentially pathogenic organisms or substances.
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The body system in humans and other animals that protects the organism by distinguishing foreign tissue and neutralizing potentially pathogenic organisms or substances. The immune system includes organs such as the skin and mucous membranes, which provide an external barrier to infection, cells involved in the immune response, such as lymphocytes, and cell products such as lymphokines. See also autoimmune disease, immune response.
The system in the body that works to ward off infection and disease. Central to this system are the white blood cells. Some white blood cells produce antibodies in response to specific antigens that may invade the body; others function as scavengers to fight infection by destroying bacteria and removing dead cells.