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Immune Defense System

IMMUNE DEFENSE SYSTEM INFORMATION

INTRODUCTION:
What is the IMMUNE SYSTEM?
  • The immune system is a host defense system comprising many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease.
  • Immunology is a science that examines the structure and function of the immune system. It originates from medicine and early studies on the causes of immunity to disease.
  • The earliest known reference to immunity was during the plague of Athens in 430 BC.