Meaning of “immune system” in the English Dictionary

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"immune system" in British English

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immune systemnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ɪˈmjuːn ˌsɪs.təm/ us /ɪˈmjuːn ˌsɪs.təm/

Examples from literature

  • It can make movement difficult, weaken muscles and bone, and cause changes in our immune system, vision, and taste. 

(Definition of “immune system” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"immune system" in American English

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immune systemnoun [ C ]

us /ɪˈmjun ˌsɪs·təm/

biology the body's cells and organs that fight illness and disease

(Definition of “immune system” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)