Anatomical system that protects the body from foreign substances, cells, and tissues by producing the immune response and that includes especially the thymus, spleen, lymphoid tissue, lymphocytes including the B cells and T cells, and antibodies. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immune_system ]

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uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • Anatomical system that protects the body from foreign substances, cells, and tissues by producing the immune response and that includes especially the thymus, spleen, lymphoid tissue, lymphocytes including the B cells and T cells, and antibodies.
homology notes
  • The antibody-based immune system defined by the presence of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), T cell receptor (TCR), B cell receptor (BCR) or recombination activating genes (RAGs) is known beginning from jawed fishes.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0002405
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606