Definitions for Immunityɪˈmyu nɪ ti
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the state of not being susceptible
"unsusceptibility to rust"
(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
the quality of being unaffected by something
"immunity to criticism"
exemption, immunity, granting immunity(noun)
an act exempting someone
"he was granted immunity from prosecution"
The state of being insusceptible to something; notably:
A resistance to a specific thing.
Origin: From immunitas, in the legal sense; the medical use was borrowed from German or French
freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of Germany; the immunities of the clergy
freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error
Origin: [L. immunitas, fr. immunis free from a public service; pref. im- not + munis complaisant, obliging, cf. munus service, duty: cf. F. immunit. See Common, and cf. Mean, a.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.
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