active immunity

  1. immunity in an organism resulting from its own production of antibody or lymphocytes.

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Origin of active immunity

First recorded in 1910–15

Words Nearby active immunity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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Scientific definitions for active immunity

active immunity

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