Immune vs Prohibited - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between immune and prohibited

is that immune is exempt; not subject to while prohibited is forbidden; unallowed.

As verbs the difference between immune and prohibited

is that immune is to make immune while prohibited is (prohibit).

As a noun immune

is (epidemiology) a person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease.

immune

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Exempt; not subject to.
  • * '>citation
  • Protected by inoculation, or due to innate resistance to pathogens.
  • (by extension) Not vulnerable.
  • (medicine) Of or pertaining to the immune system.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= Katrina G. Claw
  • , title= Rapid Evolution in Eggs and Sperm , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Many genes with reproductive roles also have antibacterial and immune functions, which indicate that the threat of microbial attack on the sperm or egg may be a major influence on rapid evolution during reproduction.}}

    Antonyms

    * susceptible * vulnerable

    Derived terms

    * autoimmune

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (epidemiology) A person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease
  • * {{quote-book, 1965, , Bacterial and Mycotic Infections of Man, editors=Rene J. Dubos & James G. Hirsch citation
  • , passage=Susceptibles effectively exposed to cases become cases in the next time period; cases recovering from the infection accumulate as immunes .}}

    Coordinate terms

    * infective * susceptible

    Verb

    (immun)
  • To make immune.
  • * (Thomas Hardy)
  • In the seventies those who met me did not know / Of the vision / That immuned me from the chillings of mis-prision
  • * 1905 , American Veterinary Medical Association, Journal (volume 29, page 42)
  • The utilization of such milk will, however, necessitate an adaptable milk preservation method, through which the immuning agents will not be destroyed or diminished.
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    prohibited

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Forbidden; unallowed
  • *
  • Synonyms

    * (law) criminal, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, unlawful

    Derived terms

    * prohibited area

    Verb

    (head)
  • (prohibit)