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