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Meaning of passive immunity,

pas'sive immu'nity

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— Immunol. Immunol.
  1. immunity resulting from the injection of antibodies or sensitized lymphocytes from another organism or, in infants, from the transfer of antibodies through the placenta or from colostrum.
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