natural immunity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural immunity immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup
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Usage

In literature:

Lady Arabella's cold nature rendered her immune to anything in the way of pain or trouble concerning others.
"The Lair of the White Worm" by Bram Stoker
These people have lived Mars-normal so long their natural immunity has been destroyed.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
It is thus evident that the explanation of natural immunity in any given instance may be a matter of difficulty and much complexity.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Some children are naturally immune to whooping cough.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Either that or you have a strong natural immunity.
"Bolden's Pets" by F. L. Wallace
There is, however, a natural immunity which is due to long-continued environment or to protracted heredity.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
The natural immunity of certain species of animals to the diseases of other animals is well known.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
This natural immunity can be heightened when it exists, or an artificial immunity can be produced in various ways.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
School-children at times have what appears to be mere sore throat but which is really diphtheria in the naturally immune.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Natural immunity seems to be in the constitution of a person, and may be inherited.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
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In news:

An antibody that unleashes natural killer cells and sends them out to destroy tumors may be a way to enlist the body's immune system in battling cancer, scientists report.
Even "Nature's Air- Conditioned City" isn't immune to unseasonable heat that's blistering the eastern half of the country.
In a world where we've tamed our environment and largely protected ourselves from the vagaries of nature, we may think we're immune to the forces of natural selection .
Discover how probiotics can naturally enhance your body's immune system to protect you against viruses in this 01:11.
Rabies has been thought of as virtually 100-percent fatal unless treated immediately, but new research shows that a small number of isolated Peruvians have natural immunity from the animal-transmitted disease.
Influenza The rapidly changing nature of the virus, and the need to administer a vaccine yearly, make a lifelong immunization shot very difficult.
Registered Dietitian Megan Roosevelt shared five natural ways to boost our immune systems.
Immune System Enhancers Available in Natural Interferon Supplement That Doesnt Overstimulate.
Registered Dietitian Megan Roosevelt shared five natural ways to boost our immune system s.
Pharmacist Ben Fuchs: The Immune System , Nature's Perfect Machine on Alex Jones 1/4.
Embria Health Sciences and Praxis Nutri-Pharma have announced that Health Canada has formally approved a new natural health product containing the immune health ingredient EpiCor for the Canadian market.
Witness the series of natural disasters from the most recent Superstorm Sandy to the summer wildfires in the Northwest and the tornadoes in the South: No one is immune from the wrath of nature.
Registered Dietitian Megan Roosevelt shared five natural ways to boost our immune systems.
Strengthen the Immune System Naturally.
Regulate your dog's immune system with these natural remedies.
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In science:

T-lymphocytes or other cells, not directly related to the immune system (like macrophages or natural killer cells).
Coexistence of resonant activation and noise enhanced stability in a model of tumor-host interaction: Statistics of extinction times
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