immune rejection

immune rejection
иммунное отторжение

English-Russian small dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • Immune tolerance in pregnancy — or gestational/maternal immune tolerance is the absence of a maternal immune response against the fetus and placenta, which thus may be viewed as unusually successful allografts, since they genetically differ from the mother.[1] In the same way,… …   Wikipedia

  • Immune privilege — is a term used to describe certain sites in the body which are able to tolerate the introduction of antigen without eliciting an inflammatory immune response. Tissue grafts are normally recognised as foreign antigen by the body and attacked by… …   Wikipedia

  • Immune tolerance — or immunological tolerance is the process by which the immune system does not attack an antigen.[1] It can be either natural or self tolerance , in which the body does not mount an immune response to self antigens, or induced tolerance , in which …   Wikipedia

  • Immune system — A scanning electron microscope image of a single neutrophil (yellow), engulfing anthrax bacteria (orange). An immune system is a system of biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and… …   Wikipedia

  • Rejection — In transplantation biology, the refusal by the body to accept transplanted cells, tissues or organs. For example, a kidney transplanted may be rejected. * * * 1. The immunologic response to incompatibility in a transplanted organ. 2. A refusal to …   Medical dictionary

  • immune system — Anat. a diffuse, complex network of interacting cells, cell products, and cell forming tissues that protects the body from pathogens and other foreign substances, destroys infected and malignant cells, and removes cellular debris: the system… …   Universalium

  • immune system disorder — Introduction        Disorders of the immune systemany of various failures in the body s defense mechanisms against infectious organisms (see table (Disorders of the immune system)). Disorders of immunity include immune deficiency diseases, such… …   Universalium

  • Rejection — The word rejection was first used in 1415. The original meaning was to throw or to throw back .Rejection may mean:* Social rejection, in psychology, an interpersonal situation that occurs when a person or group of people exclude an individual… …   Wikipedia

  • rejection — n. (in transplantation) the destruction by immune mechanisms of a tissue grafted from another individual. Antibodies, complement, clotting factors, and platelets are involved in the failure of the graft to survive. Allograft rejection is a… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • rejection — noun Date: circa 1552 1. a. the action of rejecting ; the state of being rejected b. an immune response in which foreign tissue (as of a skin graft or transplanted organ) is attacked by immune system components of the recipient organism 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rejection — reject ► VERB 1) dismiss as inadequate or faulty. 2) refuse to consider or agree to. 3) fail to show due affection or concern for. 4) Medicine show a damaging immune response to (a transplanted organ or tissue). ► NOUN ▪ a rejected person or… …   English terms dictionary


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