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immunization
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Deliberate stimulation of the host's immune response. Active immunization involves administration of antigens or immunologic adjuvants. Passive immunization involves administration of immune sera or lymphocytes or their extracts (e.g., transfer factor, immune RNA) or transplantation of immunocompetent cell producing tissue (thymus or bone marrow).
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/3926.rdf
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/3926
Used For
active immunisation
active immunization
immunisation
immunostimulation (therapy)
passive immunisation
passive immunization
Broader Term
immunotherapy
Narrower Term
secondary immunization
vaccination
Spanish
inmunización
Term Number
3926