Unformatted text preview: 61. What does histamine do?
Causes vasodilation 62. What is an antigen?
Any foreign substance that enters the body and induces an immune response 63. The varicella vaccine protects against what?
chickenpox 64. What is anaphylaxis?
A severe, life-threatening allergic response in a sensitized individual 65. What is active immunity? .
Form of immunity caused by a process that results in antibody production by the
recipient. 66. Are plasma cells a type of T cell or B cell?
B cells 67. What is autoimmunity?
Refers to an abnormal reactivity to one’s own tissues 68. Cancer treatments that attempt to stimulate the pateint’s immune system are
immunotherapy 69. What is multiple myeloma? ,
Cancer of tlie blood forming cells in bone marrow 70. Transfer of a cornea from a cadaver to a living recipient would be deﬁne as what
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