Origin of immune
Examples from the Web for immune
With enough changing of the influenza RNA over time, the vaccine no longer provokes the “right” immune response.When You Get the Flu This Winter, You Can Blame Anti-Vaxxers|Kent Sepkowitz|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But even she is not immune from the everyday misogyny of some players.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny?|David Levesley|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It causes some of my cells to express Ebola proteins to illicit an immune response.
His immune system was so shot, I was asked to wear a surgical mask during the interview.
But it is worrying that not even Congress is immune to this type of behavior.
The wood-lice crept about or rolled themselves into balls, all unnoticed and immune.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
That a reliable motor, one that is immune from involuntary stoppages, is absolutely essential to prevent accidents.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out|Fred T. Hodgson
They played under a glaring electric light in the heat of the day, yet they seemed cool, aloof, immune from bodily discomfort.Gigolo|Edna Ferber
To make him immune from work and economy is to supply him a ticket—one way—to Matteawan.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
American vines, are, however, immune and have been largely adopted.
British Dictionary definitions for immune
Word Origin for immune
Word Origin and History for immune
mid-15c., "free; exempt," back-formation from immunity. Cf. Latin immunis "exempt from public service, free from taxes." Specific modern medical sense of "exempt from a disease" (typically because of inoculation) is from 1881. Immune system attested by 1917.