Definitions for "Acquired immunity"
comes from a vaccination or from overcoming a previous attack of the illness. results in resistance to further infection.
Specific immunity that develops after exposure to a particular antigen or after antibodies are transferred from one individual to another.
a state where the body is able to fight disease after it is exposed to antigens. The antigens then stimulate the body to produce antibodies.
Mechanisms that an individual develops after birth that defend against foreign substances.