the immunity that results from the production of antibodies by the immune system in response to the presence of an antigen.
Made from plasma cells used by the immune system to combat viruses and bacteria
a toxin or other foreign substance that induces an immune response in the bod
It acts as a filter for blood as part of the immune system
Another term for b Cell
an immune response that does not involve antibodies, but rather involves the activation of phagocytes
kills cancer cells or cells that are infected
an abnormally high body temperature, usually accompanied by shivering, headache, and in severe instances, delirium.
a colorless fluid containing white blood cells, that bathes the tissues and drains through the lymphatic system into the bloodstream.
each of a number of small swellings in the lymphatic system where lymph is filtered and lymphocytes are formed.
a watery, typically yellowish fluid stored in the bladder and discharged through the urethra.
either of two small masses of lymphoid tissue in the throat, one on each side of the root of the tongue.
a protein released by animal cells, usually in response to the entry of a virus, that has the property of inhibiting virus replication.
the short-term immunity that results from the introduction of antibodies from another person or animal.
a compound that is released by cells in response to injury and in allergic and inflammatory reactions, causing contraction of smooth muscle and dilation of capillaries.
the main vessel of the lymphatic system, passing upward in front of the spine and draining into the left innominate vein near the base of the neck.
the numerous areas of lymphoid tissue in the wall of the small intestine that are involved in the development of immunity to antigens present there.
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