- immune antibody
- antibody induced by immunization or by transfusion incompatibility, in contrast to the natural antibodies.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Immune complex — Diseases An immune complex is formed from the integral binding of an antibody to a soluble antigen. The bound antigen acting as a specific epitope, bound to an antibody is referred to as a singular immune complex. After an antigen antibody… … Wikipedia
Immune tolerance in pregnancy — or gestational/maternal immune tolerance is the absence of a maternal immune response against the fetus and placenta, which thus may be viewed as unusually successful allografts, since they genetically differ from the mother. In the same way,… … Wikipedia
Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity — (ADCC) is a mechanism of cell mediated immunity whereby an effector cell of the immune system actively lyses a target cell that has been bound by specific antibodies. It is one of the mechanisms through which antibodies, as part of the humoral… … Wikipedia
Antibody — An ti*bod y ([a^]n t[i^]*b[o^]d [y^]), n. 1. (Med., Physiol. Chem.) Any of various bodies or substances in the blood which act in antagonism to harmful foreign bodies, as toxins or the bacteria producing the toxins. Normal blood serum apparently… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Immune tolerance — or immunological tolerance is the process by which the immune system does not attack an antigen. It can be either natural or self tolerance , in which the body does not mount an immune response to self antigens, or induced tolerance , in which … Wikipedia
Antibody opsonization — is the process by which a pathogen is marked for ingestion and destruction by a phagocyte. Opsonization involves the binding of an opsonin, i.e., antibody, to a receptor on the pathogen s cell membrane [ [http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi… … Wikipedia
Immune selective anti-inflammatory derivatives — (ImSAIDs)BackgroundImmune Selective Anti Inflammatory Derivatives (ImSAIDs) are a class of peptides discovered to have diverse biological properties, including potent anti inflammatory properties. ImSAIDs work by altering the activation and… … Wikipedia
immune system — im*mune sys tem, n. (Biol.) The complex of cells, cellular processes, and substances within and diffused throughout an organism which allow the organism to counteract or destroy noxious foreign substances introduced into the body, destroy… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
immune complex — n any of various molecular complexes formed in the blood by combination of an antigen and an antibody that tend to accumulate in bodily tissue and are associated with various pathological conditions (as glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, and… … Medical dictionary
immune body — n. ANTIBODY * * * … Universalium