natural immunity


noun

immunity that is present without prior immunization.

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Also called native immunity.

Definition for native immunity (2 of 2)

native immunity

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for native immunity

natural immunity

noun

immunity with which an individual is born, which has a genetic basis
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Medical definitions for native immunity (1 of 2)

native immunity

n.

innate immunity

Medical definitions for native immunity (2 of 2)

natural immunity

n.

innate immunity
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