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Develops slowly
targets specific agents
long lasting
Phases of inflammation
Phase 1: acute inflammation healing- if healing doesnt take place, moves to phase 2.
Phase 2: chronic inflammation healing -if healing doesnt take place, moves to phase 3
Phase 3: Granuloma Formation
Phase 4: healing
Functions of inflammation
destroy and remive unwanted substances
Wall off infected and inflamed area
stimulate the immune response
promote healing
Mast Cells
Cheif activators of the inflammatory response
Activate the inflammatory response through granulation and synthesis
Filling of a wound by an inward growth of healthy tissue from the would edges
The emptying of granules from the interior of a mast cell into the extracellular environment.