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immune systemnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
C2 the ​cells and ​tissues in the ​body that make it ​able to ​protect itself against ​infection
(Definition of immune system from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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immune systemnoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈmjun ˌsɪs·təm/
biology the body's ​cells and ​organs that ​fightillness and ​disease
(Definition of immune system from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “immune system”
in Chinese (Simplified) 免疫系统…
in Turkish bağışıklık sistemi…
in Russian иммунитет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 免疫系統…
in Polish układ immunologiczny lub odpornościowy…
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