Chapter 24 Study Qs

Chapter 24 Study Qs - Chapter 24: The Body's Defenses 1....

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Chapter 24 : The Body’s Defenses 1. What are the three lines of defense that human body uses to protect against invaders? Two are non-specific mechanisms – what does “non-specific” mean? Which are these that are non-specific and how do they defend the body? Which line of defense is specific? 2. Non-specific internal defenses include the use of white blood cells; what are the two types of white blood cells presented in lecture that are used in this defense? What is the role of each cell type in this non-specific immune response? 3. What role do defensive proteins serve in non-specific defense of the body? 4. How do natural killer cells and cytotoxic T cells differ with respect to function in protecting the body from invaders? 5. How is the lymphatic system involved in immune response? What is the fluid of the lymphatic system called? Bone marrow and thymus are important components of the lymphatic system; what is the role of these components in the immune system? 6.
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2011 for the course BISC 102 taught by Professor Thibeault during the Spring '08 term at Ole Miss.

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