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What serum cholesterol level is "too high"?
A serum cholesterol of 200 mg/dl is at risk
What is an afferent pathway?
A connection from the peripheral nerves to the CNS conveying a stimulous.
What is an efferent pathway?
A connection from the CNS to the peripheral nerves that produce a reaction.
What are the three different levels of protection?
1) Protective frontiers
2) Inflammatory response (innate immunity)
3) Specific Immune Response (adaptive immunity)
What is passive immunity?
Immunity is transferred from another individual or animal.
What is Active immunity?
Active immunity is the individuals own immune system is able to respond
What is metaplasia?
Transformation of cells from one type to another (columnar to squamous)