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premunition

 [pre″mu-nish´un]
resistance to infection by the same or closely related pathogen established after an acute infection has become chronic, and lasting as long as the infecting organisms are in the body. adj., adj premu´nitive.

pre·mu·ni·tion

(pre'mū-nish'ŭn),
A state of existing resistance of a host to infection or reinfection with a parasite; used especially in malaria epidemiology.
[L. praemunitio, fortification in advance, fr. prae-, + munio, to fortify]

premunition

/pre·mu·ni·tion/ (pre″mu-nish´un) resistance to infection by the same or closely related pathogen established after an acute infection has become chronic, and lasting as long as the infecting organisms are in the body.premu´nitive

premunition

(prē′myo͝o-nĭsh′ən)
n.
Relative immunity to severe infection by a particular pathogen as a result of a chronic low-grade infection by the same pathogen.

pre·mune′ (prē-myo͞on′) adj.

premunition

A protective immune response to a particular pathogen due to chronic infection by the pathogen; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

pre·mu·ni·tion

(prē'myū-nish'ŭn)
A state of existing resistance of a host to infection or reinfection with a parasite; used especially in malaria epidemiology.
[L. praemunitio, fortification in advance, fr. prae-, + munio, to fortify]

premunition

resistance to infection by the same or closely related pathogen established after an acute infection has become chronic, and lasting as long as the infecting organisms are in the body.
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Devant se poursuivre jusqu'au mois d'avril prochain, cette action de premunition du cheptel, initiee par l'inspection veterinaire de la DSA, au titre de son programme d'action pour 2014, est encadree par une cinquantaine de veterinaires de statut prive, a fait savoir Ghediri.
This finding probably reflects the immune status of these very young children; the absence of premunition in infants may be a major factor contributing to their great vulnerability to clinical malaria (62).
L'adaptation de la pensee soufie a la mondialisation et sa premunition contre toute deviation a ete recommandee, samedi dernier a Ain Temouchent, par les participants au 5e seminaire national sur la pensee soufie qui ont insiste sur l'importance de la culture de la tolerance pronee par cette doctrine.