The adaptive immune system, also known as the acquired immune system or,
more rarely, as the specific immune system, is a subsystem of the overall immune
Acquired (adaptive or specific) immunity is not present at birth. It is learned. As a
person's immune system encounters foreign substances (antigens), the ...
Acquired immunity definition, immunity arising from exposure to antigens. See
Acquired Immunity is the immunity that our body gains over time, similar to how
an individual gains knowledge over time. However, our body learns how to target
Acquired immunity: Immunity acquired by infection or vaccination (active
immunity) or by the transfer of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune donor (
Learn the different ways people become immune to disease, and how vaccines
work with your immune system.
the condition of being immune; the protection against infectious disease
conferred either by the immune response generated by immunization or previous
Artificially acquired immunity is any immunity conferred to the body through non-
natural means, by introducing a specially designed version of a whole or part of ...
immunity that develops after exposure to a suitable agent (as by an attack of a
disease or by injection of antigens)—compare active immunity, innate immunity, ...
Immunity obtained either from the development of antibodies in response to
exposure to an antigen, as from vaccination or an attack of an infectious disease,