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Name three risk factors for developing disease?
Genetic

Environmental

Age/gender
A type of white blood that ingests (takes in) foreign material. They are key players in the immune response to foreign invaders such as infectious microorganisms.
Macrophages
The process by which leukocytes engulf, digest, and destroy pathogens creating pus as it's waste.
Phagocytosis
A cell is a resident cell of several types of tissues and contains many granules rich in histamine and heparin. Best known for their role in allergy and anaphylaxis, they play an important protective role as well, being intimately involved in wound healing and defense against pathogens.[1]
Mast Cell or Mastocyte
An (blank) is a substance that prompts the generation of antibodies and can cause an immune response.
Antigen
What are the two immune responses?
Primary response and second exposure.