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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Term information

database cross reference
  • BILA:0000104
  • ZFA:0001159
  • SCTID:362590003
  • MA:0002711
  • MESH:D007107
  • NCIT:C12735
  • FMA:9825
  • Wikipedia:Immune_system
  • AAO:0011003
  • BTO:0005810
  • XAO:0003152
  • UMLS:C0020962 (ncithesaurus:Immune_System)
  • GAID:328
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rvWNkm5wpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA
  • VHOG:0001247
  • TAO:0001159
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

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