Black16 - Nonspecific Host Defenses Nonspecific Host Defenses skin barrier Physical barriers Nonspecific resistance Prevention of entrance to the

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Nonspecific Host Defenses Nonspecific resistance (constitutive defenses) Prevention of entrance to the body Physical barriers skin barrier mucous membranes one-way valves Removal by washing washing eyes washing mouth washing respiratory tract washing urogenital tract Chemical barriers antimicrobials of the skin lysozyme made by the body gastric juices Inhibition within the body --- leukocytosis phagocytosis systemic filtering interferon complement Specific resistance (next chapter) Cellular arm of the immune system --- --- Antibodies --- ---
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Prevention of Entrance Physical Barriers Skin Mucous membranes Blood clotting Movement Out of Body Bleeding Urinating Vomiting Diarrhea Chemical Defenses Lysozyme in tears, sweat, and saliva Low gastric pH
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Physical Barriers
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course MCB 205 taught by Professor Abedon during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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Black16 - Nonspecific Host Defenses Nonspecific Host Defenses skin barrier Physical barriers Nonspecific resistance Prevention of entrance to the

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