Meaning of antibody-mediated immunity
Pronunciation: (an'ti-bod"ē mē'dē-ā"tid, an'tē-), [key]
— Immunol. Immunol.
- immunity conferred to an individual through the activity of B cells and their progeny, which produce circulating antibodies in response to the presence of a foreign substance and recognize the substance upon renewed exposure. Also calledCf. cell-mediated immunity.