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Descriptor English: Immune System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Inmunológico
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Imunitário
Descriptor French: Système immunitaire
Entry term(s): Immune Systems
System, Immune
Systems, Immune
Tree number(s): A15.382
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007107
Scope note: The body's defense mechanism against foreign organisms or substances and deviant native cells. It includes the humoral immune response and the cell-mediated response and consists of a complex of interrelated cellular, molecular, and genetic components.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specifics; /physiol: consider also IMMUNITY & its indentions
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Antibody Formation (1966-1984)
B Lymphocytes (1973-1984)
Immunity (1966-1984)
Immunity, Cellular (1970-1984)
Lymphocyte Transformation (1969-1984)
Lymphocytes (1966-1984)
T Lymphocytes (1973-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 1985
History Note: 1985
DeCS ID: 7291
Unique ID: D007107
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/05/30
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Immune System - Preferred
Concept UI M0011068
Scope note The body's defense mechanism against foreign organisms or substances and deviant native cells. It includes the humoral immune response and the cell-mediated response and consists of a complex of interrelated cellular, molecular, and genetic components.
Preferred term Immune System
Entry term(s) Immune Systems
System, Immune
Systems, Immune



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