Anatomy Term: immune system
XAO ID: 0003152
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."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service