anamnestic response
Archaic term now replaced by such terms as secondary immune response, immunological memory.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • anamnestic response — noun renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen • Syn: ↑anamnestic reaction • Hypernyms: ↑immune response, ↑immune reaction, ↑immunologic response …   Useful english dictionary

  • anamnestic response — (an am nes tik) The recall, or the remembering, by the immune system of a prior response to a given antigen …   Dictionary of microbiology

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  • anamnestic reaction — noun renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen • Syn: ↑anamnestic response • Hypernyms: ↑immune response, ↑immune reaction, ↑immunologic response * * * noun : renewed rapid production of …   Useful english dictionary

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  • anamnestic — 1. Assisting the memory. SYN: mnemonic. 2. Relating to the medical history of a patient. * * * an·am·nes·tic nes tik adj 1) of or relating to an anamnesis 2) of or relating to a second rapid increased production of antibodies in response to an… …   Medical dictionary

  • anamnestic — adjective Etymology: Greek anamnēstikos easily recalled, from anamimnēskesthai Date: circa 1753 1. of or relating to an anamnesis 2. of or relating to a secondary response to an immunogenic substance after serum antibodies can no longer be… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • immune response — noun a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen • Syn: ↑immune reaction, ↑immunologic response •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • immunologic response — noun a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen • Syn: ↑immune response, ↑immune reaction •… …   Useful english dictionary

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