- Term Label: defense response
- Term Accession: 0006952
- Term IRI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0006952
- Definition: Reactions, triggered in response to the presence of a foreign body or the occurrence of an injury, which result in restriction of damage to the organism attacked or prevention/recovery from the infection caused by the attack.
physiological defense response; defence response
defense/immunity protein activity; antimicrobial peptide activity