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Immunity resulting from the transfer of antibodies or antiserum produced by another person.

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    A plant or animal that lives, grows, and feeds on or within another living organism.

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    A T cell that has some characteristics of NK cells. It produces large amounts of cytokines when stimulated, and is activated by fatty substances (lipids) bound to non­-MHC molecules called CD1d.

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    A large granule­containing lymphocyte that recognizes and kills cells lacking self antigens. These cells’ target recognition molecules are different from T cells.

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    Powerful chemical substances secreted by monocytes and macrophages. These molecules help direct and regulate the immune responses.

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    A large phagocytic white blood cell which, when entering tissue, develops into a macrophage.

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    An antibody produced by a single B cell or its identical progeny that is specific for a given antigen. Monoclonal antibodies are used as research tools for binding to specific protein molecules and are invaluable in research, medicine, and industry.

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