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glossary:adaptive_immunity

(1)Known as immune components of the immune system that are acquired after birth; the response of antigen-specific lymphocytes to antigen, including the development of immunological memory. Also referred to as learned or acquired immunity.

(2) is characterized by specific immune responses to an antigen, including antibody production by B cells and the selection of active T cells with aT cell receptor

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