\ɪmjˈuːn tˈɒləɹəns], \ɪmjˈuːn tˈɒləɹəns], \ɪ_m_j_ˈuː_n t_ˈɒ_l_ə_ɹ_ə_n_s]\
Definitions of IMMUNE TOLERANCE
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The specific failure of a normally responsive individual to make an immune response to a known antigen. It results from previous contact with the antigen by an immunologically immature individual (fetus or neonate) or by an adult exposed to extreme high-dose or low-dose antigen, or by exposure to radiation, antimetabolites, antilymphocytic serum, etc.
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