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Relative immunity to severe infection by a particular pathogen as a result of a chronic low-grade infection by the same pathogen.

[French prémunition, from Latin praemūnītiō, praemūnītiōn-, fortification beforehand, from praemūnītus, past participle of praemūnīre, to fortify in advance : prae-, pre- + mūnīre, to fortify; see munition.]

pre·mune′ (prē-myo͞on′) adj.


(Pathology) having immunity to a disease as a result of latent infection
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