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The skin

To form a tough impenetrable barrier

Mucous

The trap pathogens

Vomiting / diarrhoea

To flush pathogens out of the digestive tract

Friendly bacteria

To compete with pathogens for space on body surfaces

White blood cells

To destroy pathogens and produce antibodies

Fever

To slow bacterial growth and speed up metabolism

Lymph nodes

To filter lymph to stop bacteria entering the blood

antibodies

To provide immunity to pathogens