C101 - Chapter 12 Keywords

C101 - Chapter 12 Keywords - 1) AIDS (acquired immune...

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1) AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)-A syndrome of more than two dozen diseases caused by HIV. 2) AIDS antibody test - Detects antibodies in blood that are produced in response to infection by HIV. 3} Allergens - Foreign substances that trigger an allergic response by the immune system. 4) Anaphylactic shock - A serve allergic reaction involving the whole body that can cause death. 5) Antibodies - Proteins that recognize and inactivate viruses, bacteria, and other organisms and toxic substances that enter the body. 6) Antigens - Foreign proteins or infectious organisms that stimulate an antibody response. 7) Autoimmune diseases - Mistakes in the functioning of the immune system that cause it to attack tissues in the body. 8) B-cells - Cells of the immune system that produce antibodies. 9) Cell-mediated immunity - The response of t-cells to infections. 10) Cilia - Microscopic hairs in the lining of the bronchial tubes. 11) Communicable disease - An infectious disease that is usually transmitted from person to person. 12) Contact dermatitis - An allergic reaction of the skin to something that is touched.
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