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Descriptor in English: Immunity
Descriptor in Spanish: Inmunidad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Imunidade
Descriptor in French: Immunité
Tree number(s): G12.450
Scope note: Nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.
Annotation: IM GEN only for "immunity" or "immune process"; NIM with specific disease /immunol (IM); "immune response": index under ANTIBODY FORMATION (usually discusses B-lymphocytes) or IMMUNITY, CELLULAR (usually discusses T-lymphocytes); TN 242
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1964-66
See also the descriptors: Immunologic Techniques MeSH
Tumor Escape MeSH
DeCS UI: 7293
Descriptor UI: D007109
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Immunity - Preferred
Concept UI M0011071
Scope note Nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.
Preferred term Immunity



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