Vaccination

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Passive immunity
Short-term immunity from the induction of antibodies
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Active immunity
Stimulating the production of antibodies by the individual's own immune system
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Natural active immunity
Body produces it's own antibodies. Results from the body being infected with a disease under normal circumstances.
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Artificial active immunity
Inducing an immune response without suffering the symptoms of the disease.
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Antibody
Proteins with specific binding sites. Synthesised by B-cells. The binding site of an antibody is complementary to a specific antigen.
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Antigen
A molecule that identifies as non-self and stimulates an immune response.
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Stimulating the production of antibodies by the individual's own immune system

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Active immunity

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Body produces it's own antibodies. Results from the body being infected with a disease under normal circumstances.

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Inducing an immune response without suffering the symptoms of the disease.

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Proteins with specific binding sites. Synthesised by B-cells. The binding site of an antibody is complementary to a specific antigen.

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