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noun
immunity that is present without prior immunization.
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Also called native immunity.
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British Dictionary definitions for natural immunity

natural immunity

noun
immunity with which an individual is born, which has a genetic basis
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Medical definitions for natural immunity

natural immunity

n.
innate immunity
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