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humoral immunity

noun, Immunology
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  • The adoptive immunity could be further divided into humoral immunity and cell-mediated immunity.
humoral immunity in Medicine

humoral immunity n.
The component of the immune response involving the transformation of B cells into plasma cells that produce and secrete antibodies to a specific antigen.

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humoral immunity in Science
humoral immunity  
Immunity resulting from a humoral immune response.
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