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privileged

not generally available; can be used only by selected persons or substances.

privileged information
information about a client's animals or business to which the veterinarian has access because of his/her professional activities; it is a convention that such information is regarded as confidential. See also confidentiality.
privileged sites
areas of the body that escape immune surveillance, e.g. cornea.
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Conversely, the immune system permits other tissues to be transplanted into these privileged sites.
5,725,854, which covers creation of immunologically privileged sites using Sertoli cells, to include use of immortalized Sertoli cells and cell lines.