|—adj (foll by to)|
|1.||protected against a specific disease by inoculation or as the result of innate or acquired resistance|
|2.||See antibody relating to or conferring immunity: an immune body|
|3.||unsusceptible (to) or secure (against): immune to inflation|
|4.||exempt from obligation, penalty, etc|
|5.||an immune person or animal|
|[C15: from Latin immūnis exempt from a public service, from |
immune im·mune (ĭ-myoōn')
Of, relating to, or having immunity to infection by a specific pathogen.
Relating to the mechanism of sensitization in which the reactivity is so altered by previous contact with an antigen that the responsive tissues respond quickly upon subsequent contact.