immunotolerance


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im·mu·no·log·ic tol·er·ance

lack of immune response to antigen. Theories of tolerance induction include clonal deletion and clonal anergy. In clonal deletion, the actual clone of cells is eliminated whereas in clonal anergy the cells are present but nonfunctional.

immunotolerance

see immunological tolerance.
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Role of Toll-like receptors in the development of immunotolerance mediated by probiotics.
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