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Skin
1st line of defense
Passive immunity
produced by another scource and introduced into the body
Memory Cells
remembers antigens or visus or bacteria that entered body and will know what to do with it when it comes back
Antigen
proteins and chemicals that are foreign to the body
Pathogen
disease causing organism
B-Cells
any lymphocytes that mature in bone marrow
DR. JENNER
1ST VACCINATION FOR SMALL POX
Bone Marrow
center - makes red and white blood cells
Trachea
in throat - where hair stops particles - cilia
Spleen
stores red BC
STD
sexually transmitted disease
Active Immunity
occurs when body produces its own antibodies to antigens
Macrophages
large phagocyte - eat cell fragments
Bacteria
any of numerous unicellular microorganism
ANTIBODIES
A PROTEIN THAT IS PRODUCED BY SPECIALIZED wbc CALLED lYMPHOCYTES
IMMUNITY
OCCURS WHEN YOU PRODUCE A SPECIFIC ANTIBODY TO DEFEND AGAINST A PARTICULAR ANTIGEN
Tonsils
stores white blood cells
Platelets
short lived, non-nucleated, irregular shaped cell fragment contained in blood - prevent serious bleeding by clotting
Thymus Gland
produces white blood cells in infants
Antibiotic
substance produced by certain fungi
Dr. Salk
Vaccine for Polio
Lymph nodes
store white blood cells