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Definition: 'Immunologic Tolerance'

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immunologic tolerance

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. lack of immune response to antigen. Theories of tolerance induction include clonal deletion and clonal anergy. In clonal deletion, the actual clone of cells is eliminated whereas in clonal anergy the cells are present but nonfunctional.

Synonyms: immunotolerance, nonresponder tolerance

The definition information for immunologic tolerance is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.







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