What are macrophages called before it leaves the bloodstream?
cells that kill virus-infected cancer cells by cell-to-cell contact
reaction that occurs when tissue is damaged; one of the symptoms is redness
programmed cell death
forms to seal a damaged area in the blood vessel
releases histamine to cause capillaries to dilate and become more permeable; helps with inflammation
granular leukocyte that stains a deep red & known to fight parasite worms
granular leukocyte phagocytize and digests bacteria
chemical messengers secreted by macrophages & signals the bone marrow to produce more white blood cells
granular leukocyte that stains a deep blue blue & releases histamine & contains heparin that can prevent blood clots
________ cells are antigen-presenting cells & act as messengers between the innate and the adaptive immune systems
proteins produced by virus-infected cells as a warning to non-infected cells in the area
a system of plasma proteins that induces certain immune responses
a type of cell able to ingest foreign particles in the body
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