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what is a collection of mechanisms within an organism that protects against infection by identifying and killing pathogens?
immune system
what is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species.
infection
what is the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants.
Inflammation
what enzyme commonly referred to as the "body's own antibiotic" kills and destroys bacteria.
lysozyme
what are a group of drugs in the class of drugs known as sedative-hypnotics,
barbiturate