from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Immunity produced by the injection of toxins; hence, a form of active immunity. See immunity, 5.
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In the development of toxin-immunity the doses, small at first, are gradually increased in successive inoculations; or, as in the case of very active toxins, the initial injections are made with toxin modified by heat or by the addition of various chemical substances.