Definitions for "Immune response"
the reaction of the immune system to foreign organisms.
A response mounted by an animal in which specific antibodies (vertebrates only) and/or cytotoxic cells are produced against invading microorganisms, parasites, transplanted tissue, and many other substances which are recognized as foreign by the body.
Response made by the host to defend itself against a pathogen.
a broad term that describes a variety of biochemical changes that occur in an effort to fight off infections
the activity of the immune system (e.g., against a microorganism or cancerous cell).