immune system

  1. a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
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  • They also provide some zinc, helpful to the immune system for fighting infection, and a wide array of B vitamins.
  • The authors of the second paper admit that “other variables … influence the binding avidity (preference), such as type of SA (sialic acid of the receptor site) and glycosylation and sialylation of the hemagglutinin close to the receptor binding site. ” These factors all vary obviously and there are other variables in the equation as well including the status of specific areas of the immune system. Think Progress » An Inconvenient Truth and An Intolerable Summer
  • It means a distorted reaction of the immune system. Times, Sunday Times
  • Now they know a two-pronged approach is needed: blocking the virus and rebuilding the damaged immune system.
  • Like arthritis, multiple sclerosis and diabetes, lupus is a disease of the immune system gone awry.
  • As described above, it allows antigenic variation in its antigens to evade the host immune system.
  • No one knows why a foetus is not automatically rejected by the mother's immune system.
  • Experiments have shown that making people laugh can temporarily boost certain aspects of their immune system, potentially making them more resistant to infection and disease. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE
  • Because newborns have an immature immune system, 90 percent of infants infected perinatally progress to chronic infection.
  • The chemo kills all the cells in his immune system, so they harvested stem cells from his hip bone and reinfuse them the day after his day of rest. The Delphos Herald
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