Meaning of premunition


Pronunciation: (prē"my-nish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a state of balance between host and infectious agent, as a bacterium or parasite, such that the immune defense of the host is sufficient to resist further infection but insufficient to destroy the agent. Also called
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