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Immune Privilege

"Immune Privilege" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Phenomenon which occurs in certain tissue sites and organs (e.g., the ANTERIOR CHAMBER and CORNEA of the eye, brain PARENCHYMAL TISSUE and fetus) to tolerate a known antigen, thereby suppressing the inflammatory immune response. Foreign tissue grafts survive for prolonged periods when placed within such immune privileged sites and organs.

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