• (noun): A person who is immune to a particular infection.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on immune:

La Jolla Institute For Allergy And Immunology - Research - Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource (IEDB)
... The Center for Infectious Disease is home to the world's largest database on how the immune system responds to infectious diseases, the Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource (IEDB) ... and to propel the dissemination of immune epitope information ...
... The receptor is expressed on immune cells where it binds to MHC class I molecules on antigen-presenting cells and transduces a negative signal that inhibits stimulation of an immune response ... inflammatory responses and cytotoxicity to help focus the immune response and limit autoreactivity ...
Acquired Hemolytic Anemia - Immune
... Immune mediated hemolytic anemia (direct Coombs test is positive) Autoimmune hemolytic anemia Warm antibody autoimmune hemolytic anemia Idiopathic Systemic lupus ... from a non-compatible blood type) Drug induced immune mediated hemolytic anemia Penicillin (high dose) Methyldopa ...
La Jolla Institute For Allergy And Immunology - Research - T Cell Activation
... - protein kinase C theta - which may hold the key to controlling immune response ... cell activation will allow scientists to design treatments aimed at either boosting an immune response, such as to fight cancer, or to suppress an unwanted immune attack on normal cells ...
Sickness Behavior - Immune Control
... Lipopolysaccharides trigger the immune system to produce proinflammatory cytokines IL-1, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) ... stress enhances the ability of an immune response to trigger both inflammation and behavioral sickness ...

More definitions of "immune":

  • (adj): Relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection).
    Synonyms: resistant
  • (adj): (usually followed by 'to') not affected by a given influence.
    Example: "Immune to persuasion"
  • (adj): Secure against.
    Example: "Immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"
  • (adj): Relating to the condition of immunity.
    Example: "The immune system"

Famous quotes containing the word immune:

    The moral immune system of this country has been weakened and attacked, and the AIDS virus is the perfect metaphor for it. The malignant neglect of the last twelve years has led to breakdown of our country’s immune system, environmentally, culturally, politically, spiritually and physically.
    Barbra Streisand (b. 1942)