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Immune system

Immune system

(Science: immunology) The body system, made up of many organs and cells, that defends the body against infection, disease and foreign substances. The immune system is often stimulated in specific ways to fight cancer cells. 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.A system that provides a defense mechanism to organism, providing defensive measures against antigens which would prove harmful to the organism.


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