Immunity obtained either from the development of antibodies in response to exposure to an antigen, as from vaccination or an attack of an infectious disease, or from the transmission of antibodies, as from mother to fetus through the placenta or the injection of antiserum.
The deduction of a certain amount in the computation of net income with regard to taxation, allowed for an individual, that individual's dependents, and certain characteristics, such as blindness or age.
(Uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
The capacity to withstand
The condition of not being constrained or restricted in a specific aspect of life by a government or other power:
A basic civil right, guaranteed by a government
Immunity (to a disease) due to the production of antibodies by the body
Immunity acquired by the transfer of antibodies from another individual, as through injection or placental transfer to a fetus.
A scar on the skin where a vaccine, esp. for smallpox, has been applied
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(Biology) Ability (of an organism, tissue, or cell) to withstand a destructive agent or condition such as a chemical compound, a disease agent, or an environmental stressor:
an act exempting someone
The branch of science dealing with
The process of immunosuppression
Lack of due restraint; excessive freedom:
A vaccination that induces immunity. A recommended schedule of immunizations for infants and young children includes vaccines against diphtheria, polio, tetanus, measles, mumps, and rubella.
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