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glossary:immune_tolerance [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||The specific failure of a normally responsive individual to make an immune response to a known antigen. It results from previous contact with the [[antigen]] by an immunologically immature individual (foetus or neonate) or by an adult exposed to extreme high-dose or low-dose antigen, or by exposure to radiation, antimetabolites, antilymphocytic serum, etc.|
|+||See also: [[Immunological tolerance]]|