Definitions for "Mucosal immunity"
a type of immunity in which the body fights infection on the mucosal surfaces
Immune defenses provided by the mucous membranes of the body, a one-cell layer thick moist barrier found in barrier such as skin, tears, mucus and saliva that contains mucosal cells, B-cells, and T-cells.
resistance to infection across the mucous membranes. Mucosal immunity depends on immune cells and antibodies present in the linings of reproductive tract, gastrointestinal tract and other moist surfaces of the body exposed to the outside world.