- nounimmunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup• Syn: ↑innate immunity• Hyponyms: ↑racial immunity
* * *noun: immunity possessed by a group (as a race, strain, or species) and occurring in an individual as part of its natural biologic makeup — compare acquired immunity
* * *immunity that is present without prior immunization. Also called native immunity.
* * *natural immunity nounThat level of immunity with which a person is born (cf ↑acquired immunity)• • •Main Entry: ↑natural
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