immunity resulting from the injection of antibodies or sensitized lymphocytes from another organism or, in infants, from the transfer of antibodies through the placenta or from colostrum.
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How to use passive immunity in a sentence
Dunbar expected to confer passive immunity on the hay fever patient by transferring to him this horse serum with its antibodies.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
Scientific definitions for passive immunity
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