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Adaptive Immunity

Immunity mediated by CD4+ helper T lymphocytes and CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs), which distinguish themselves from innate immune cells by expressing antigen-specific receptors formed by gene rearrangements, which allows a more flexible and broader repertoire of responses than is possible with innate immune cells, which express germline-encoded receptors

adaptive immunity

The component of immunity that is pathogen-specific and creates memory. It consists of the mechanisms of cell-mediated and antibody-mediated immunity.
See: innate immunity
See also: immunity
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