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Descriptor English:   Immune System 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sistema Inmunológico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sistema Imunitário 
Synonyms English:   Immune Systems
System, Immune
Systems, Immune  
Tree Number:   A15.382
Definition English:   The body's defense mechanism against foreign organisms or substances and deviant native cells. It includes the humoral immune response and the cell-mediated response and consists of a complex of interrelated cellular, molecular, and genetic components. 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN: prefer specifics; /physiol: consider also IMMUNITY & its indentions
History Note English:   1985 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   7291 
Unique Identifier:   D007107 

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