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  1. im·mune
    IPA[iˈmyo͞on]
  2. adjective

    • 1. resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells:

      they were naturally immune to hepatitis B
    • 2. protected or exempt, especially from an obligation or the effects of something:

      they are immune from legal action
    • 3. not affected or influenced by something:

      no one is immune to his immense charm
    • 4. relating to immunity:

      the body's immune system
    • noun

      a sterile protein extract from cultures of tubercle bacillus, used in a test by hypodermic injection for infection with or immunity to tuberculosis, and also formerly in the treatment of the disease.
    • noun

      a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's cellular immunity, greatly lowering the resistance to infection and malignancy.
    • noun

      a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's cellular immunity, greatly lowering the resistance to infection and malignancy.
    • noun

      a sterile protein extract from cultures of tubercle bacillus, used in a test by hypodermic injection for infection with or immunity to tuberculosis, and also formerly in the treatment of the disease.
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