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The body's first line of defense against pathogens. Skin
A cell that identifies pathogens and distinguishes different pathogens from each other. TCell
The molecules that the immune system recongnizes as either part of the body or coming from outside the body. Antigens
Lymphocytes that produce proteins that help destroy pathogens. BCell
The proteins produced by B Cells. Antibodies
The body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease. Immunity
The process by which harmless antigens are purposefully introduced to a person's body to produce active immunity. Vaccination
A chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming cells. Antibiotic
A disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance. Allergy
A disorder in which respiratory passages narrow significantly. Asthma
An imbalance or misuse of insulin in the body. Diabetes

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What is immunity achieved when the body makes antibodies against antigen? active immunity
Antibodies produced by plasma cells in response to antigenic stimulation? immunoglobulins
This is a group of cells that come from a single cell; genetically identical. clone
It is the ability to resist and overcome injury by pathogens or antigenic substances. immunity
What is a macromolecule that elicits an immune response by lymphocytes? antigen
It is an enlarged monocyte that eats foreign material. macrophages
A short-acting immunity achieved when the person is given antibodies mad by another. passive immunity
group of proteins in the blood that are concerned with phagocytosis compliment proteins
It is antigens that have been altered in order to produce active immunity without causing the disease. vaccine
What are substances that react with a specific antigen? antibodies
What is the eating of pathogens or cellular debris? phagocytes
A foreign substance or antigen that stimulates an allergic reaction? allergen
It is immunity against one’s own tissue. autoimmunity
The body’s response to infection or injury. inflammation
Lymphocytes that engage in antibody-mediated immunity. B Lymphocytes
It is a group of proteins in the blood that are concerned with phagocytosis. complement proteins
They are substances produced by a virus-infected cell. interferons
A type of lymphocyte that engages in cell-mediated immunity. T Lymphocytes

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while many medical advances have been made to safeguard against infection by. pathogens
pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses are caused by. infectious diseases
To function properly, this must detect a wide variety of agents, known as pathogens. immune system
These mechanisms include physical barriers such as skin, chemicals in the blood is. innate immune response
a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful. inflammation
less technical term for leukocyte. white blood cells
a type of cell within the body capable of engulfing. phagocytes
a lymphocyte not processed by the thymus gland. b cells
a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting. antibodies
a lymphocyte of a type produced or processed by the thymus. t cells
the immunity that results from the production of antibodies by the immune system. active immunity
These antigens are different from those on the surface of bacteria. a i r

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A substance the body cannot recognize, usually on living Antigen
A quick and general immune response you're born with IIR
A highly specific attack on a antigen or pathogen by the creation of antibodies AIR
A type of WBC that fights infection by swallowing pathogens Phagocyte
The movement of B cells to produce antibodies Mobilization
A sexually transmitted disease HIV
Swelling and redness at the site of infection Inflammation
Chemical released by the body in response to an injury or allergen Histamine
Specific particles created by the immune system to destroy specific disease causing invaders Antibodies
The action or process of recognizing foreign bodies Recognition
Any substance that causes an allergic reaction Allergen
A special version of auntie Jen that provides immunity against disease Vaccine
A disease that can be spread by contact with infected people animals water or food Infectious disease
Physical contact touching and infected individual including sexual contact direct contact
A severe allergic reaction that can result in swelling breathing difficulty and sometimes does Anaphylactic shock
The action or process of anti-bodies destroying pathogens Disposal
Third and order or level Tertiary
Blood cells that fight infection and prevent the growth of cancer White blood cells
Specialized white blood cells that fights diseases by talking antigens directly Killer tcells
Specialized White blood cells that fight diseases by activating the B-cells Helper t cells

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Proteins produced by the liver to maintain osmotic pressure and blood volume. Plasma
Type of plasma protein that transports fatty acids and steroid hormones. Albumins
Antibodies that help to reduce disease. Globulins
Antibodies that cause blood clotting. Fibrinogen
Hemoglobin molecule (RBC) that carry oxygen, iron, carbon dioxide. Erythrocyte
Lymphocytes that destroy invading cells by breaking down their membranes. TCELLS
Lymphocytes that secrete antibodies with then mark and destroy invading cells. B CELLS
White blood cells that secrete histamine to increase inflammation. Basophil
White blood cells that secrete antihistamine to decrease inflammation. Eosibophil
White blood that ingest and digest bacteria and dead matter. Neutrophil
White blood that ingest and digest bacteria and dead matter AND help immune system by presenting antigens which stimulate lymphocytes. Monocyte
Name of the process by which lysosomes break down other cells and foreign particles. Phagocytosis
System that delivers oxygen and nutrients to the body. Cardiovascular
General name for white blood cells. Leukocytes
Which part of the blood do Albulins, Globulins and Fibrinogens belong to? Plasma

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Rheumatid Arthritis
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Allergies
Interferon
Killer T cells
Pathogen
Helper T Cell
Fever
Autoimmune Disease
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Are caused by organisms or viruses that enter and multiply within the human body Infectious Diseases
An organism that is so small it can only be seen through a microscope Microorganism
A microorganism or virus that causes disease Pathogen
Simple, single-celled microorganisms Bacteria
A poison given off by some bacteria that can injure cells Toxin
The smallest type of pathogen Virus
Organisms such as yeasts, molds, and mushrooms that grow best in warm, dark, moist areas Fungi
A large and complex single-celled organism Protozoan
The protective lining that covers any opening into the body Mucous Membrane
The body's general response to all kinds of injuries Inflammation
A type of white blood cell that engulfs and destroys pathogens Phagocyte
The body's most sophisticated defense against pathogens Immune System
A type of white blood cell that carries out functions of the immune system Lymphocyte
The body's ability to destroy a pathogen that it has previously encountered before the pathogen is able to cause disease Immunity
A type of lymphocyte that helps the immune system destroy pathogens T Cell
A lymphocyte that produces antibodies B Cell
A protein that attaches to the surface of pathogens Antibody
A network of vessels that collect fluid from body tissues Lymphatic System
An injection that causes the body to become immune to a disease Immunization
A substance containing small amounts of dead or modified pathogens Vaccine
A drug that inhibits or kills bacteria Antibiotic
An unusually high occurrence of a disease Epidemic
An infectious disease that has become more common within the last 20 years Emerging Disease

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lymph follows venous flow
lymph is pulled from plasma
Lymphatic vessels have these to keep lymph going one direction- valves
Intestinal lymphatic tissue peyers patches
where t cells mature thymus
micro-organisms and invaders in the blood are called pathogens
stores blood in the body, and is located in the upper left quadrant of the stomach spleen
largest percent of blood cells in the body erythrocytes
white blood cells leukocytes
secretes antibodies B cells
proteins produced by B cells that destroy antigens antibodies
white blood cells that destroy debris macrophage
makes clots thrombocytes
axillary, inguinal, popliteal, terminus and cisterna, chyli lymph nodes
liquid connective tissue blood
clear watery fluid that surrounds cells lymph
thrombocytes AKA platelets
gland that provides immune support early in life thymus
these remove and filter pathogens and debris from lymphatic fluid nodes
where ALL lymph nodes drain heart
lymphatic massage starts here tonsils
example of specific immunity vaccinations
lymphocytes are formed in red bone marrow
fluid between tissue cells interstitial
where the largest amount of lymph fluid drains thoracic duct
lymphatic massage strengthens the immune system
white blood cells that filter out old red blood cells macrophages
number of superficial lymph node locations three

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Nonspecific cytokine that directs traffic of white blood cells and points out where problems are chemokine
Include certain viruses, bacteria, and fungi that enter the body and cause disease pathogens
Antibody obtained by actively being produced by another organism passiveimmunity
Response to pathogens entering the body where vasodilation occurs, increased capillary permeability and increased phagocytosis to take out all bad pathogens inflammatoryresponse
The most common white blood cell neutrophils
Immunity where you do not know what is being fought, first line of defense nonspecificimmunity
Ingestion of a pathogen by a cell like, basophils and macrophages phagocytosis
Is the study of internal defense systems immunology
Nonspecific immunity message made up of a large diverse group of peptides and proteins cytokines
Creates both t and b-cells as well as differentiating them thymus
Involved in antibody mediated immunity, mature into plasma cell that create free floating antibodies bcell
Involved in cell mediated immunity, able to differentiate to destroy and remember pathogens tcell
Number one cause of death worldwide cancer
Display foreign antigen, inactive until activated by pathogens, presents the pathogens to t-cells apc
When mast cells release histamine to increase blood flow vasodilation
Labels antigens for destruction antibody
A common clinical symptom of widespread inflammation that helps the body fight infection fever
Nonspecific cytokine that gives a status update of cells and helps mediate inflammation intereukins
Large granular lymphocytes that are active against tumor cells and have perforin to pop holes in bad cells naturalkiller
Nonspecific cytokine that warns neighboring cells when infected by a virus inerferons

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the process by which the human body produces antibodies in response to an antigen activeimmunity
the process by which the human body produces antibodies in response to an antigen infectiousdisease
a disease that is not caused by a pathogen and cannot be spread from person to person noninfectiousdisease
fluid waste removed from the body by the kidneys urine
elastic, hollow, muscular organ that provides temporary storage for urine bladder
A disease causing agent pathogen
an overly sensitive immune response to common antigens allergy
the introduction of antibodies that were produced outside the body passive immunity
type of white blood cell that forms and matures in the bone marrow and secretes antibodies into the blood B cell
injection of a weakened or mild form of a pathogen to produce immunity vaccination
type of white blood cell that forms in the bone marrow and matures in the thymus gland; producers a protein T cell
a substance tha causes an immune response antigen
a second line defense that causes the body area to become red and swollen inflammation
resistance to specific pathogens immunity
protein that can attach to a pathogen and makes it useless antibody
the system that removes waste from your body and controls water balance excretory system
bean-shaped organ that filters waste from the blood kidney
A tube that carries urine from kidney to bladder ureter
networks of capillaries and small tubules where filtration of blood occurs in kidneys nephrons
a small tube from which urine flows from the body urethra
enzymes break down food into smaller mollecules that the body can use chemicaldigestion
a thin, watery liquid made of broken down food molecules and gastric juice chyme
proteins that help break down large molecules into smaller molecules enzyme
a muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach esophagus
involuntary waves of muscle contraction that keep food moving along in one direction through the digestive system peristalsis

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Antibodies
Antigen
Bacteria
BCell
Germ
Immune Response
Immunization
Infection
Microbe
Pathogen
TCell
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