humoral immunity

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humoral immunity

[¦hyüm·ə·rəl i′myü·nəd·ē]
(immunology)
Immunity in which immune responses are mediated by immunoglobulins. Also known as antibody-mediated immunity; immunoglobulin-mediated immunity.
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These data represent functional responses of the humoral immune system in all immunized groups, except group IV (HSL injected group) compared with the control group.
The adaptive immune system consists of the cellular and the humoral immune system.
The humoral immune system that is mediated by serum antibodies secreted by B cells is one of the major immunological defenses.
The humoral immune system has a key prognostic impact in node-negative brea st cancer