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Meaning of IMMUNE SYSTEM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
 
 See Also: bone marrow, lymph gland, lymph node, marrow, node, RES, reticuloendothelial system, system, thymus, thymus gland

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: complex network of specialized cells and organs that work together to defend the body against attacks by "foreign" invaders such as bacteria and viruses.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The cells and tissues which are responsible for recognizing and attacking foreign microbes and substances in the body.
 

 

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