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A. Introduction B. Lymphatic System C. Overview of Innate Immunity D. Barrier Defenses E. Cellular Defenses F. Chemical Defenses G. Inflammation Lymphatic System & Innate Immunity
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General Functions of Immunity When it works … Defend against infection by viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites Destroy and recycle worn-out cells Identify and destroy cancer cells When it doesn’t work … Allergies Autoimmune diseases Immunodeficiency diseases Limits tissue/organ transplants Types of Immunity Innate (non-specific) Acquired (specific)
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Lymphatic System Red bone marrow Thymus Lymphatic ducts
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