not assignable to a particular cause, condition, or category.
NonSpecific Defense
those that recognize self from non-self cells
Specific Defense
the thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal
the hair in the nose
nose hair
a slimy substance, typically not miscible with water, secreted by mucous membranes and glands for lubrication, protection, etc
a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection
a lymphocyte not processed by the thymus gland, and responsible for producing antibodies
B cell
a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. Antibodies combine chemically with substances that the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood
a lymphocyte of a type produced or processed by the thymus gland and actively participating in the immune response
t cell
a type of cell within the body capable of engulfing and absorbing bacteria and other small cells and particles