Micro Lesson 5 IMMUNE SYSTEM STU NOTES

Micro Lesson 5 IMMUNE SYSTEM STU NOTES - LESSON 5 THE...

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LESSON 5 THE IMMUNE SYSTEM The human body is continually working to keep the internal environment in a condition of ____________ . The system that wards off disease and provides resistance to foreign organisms is the _________ ____________. TYPES OF IMMUNITY There are two general types of immunity: natural and acquired . Natural immunity is the immunity with which we are born. It is inherited and permanent, and it includes such first line barriers like the skin, mucous secretions and tears. Acquired immunity is the reaction that occurs as a result of exposure to pathogen. It allows the body to create a way to recognize these pathogens again in the future. Key Elements Involved In Acquired Immunity: 2 types of _____________ immunity: _______________ acquired immunity is the means by which the person’s body produces antibodies in response to a pathogen. This can be done naturally, by the person’s own body, or passively, by a vaccination. ______________ acquired immunity is temporary immunity transferred from one person to another. This type of immunity has an immediate effect against the pathogen but is ______ ______________. It’s used to give the person’s body a chance to build its own protection against the infection. 1
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ACQUIRED IMMUNE RESPONSE 3 Characteristics: 1. Self recognition 2. _______________ 3. Memory SELF RECOGNITION The body has a mechanism to recognize and differentiate between ___________ invaders and “self” components. In healthy, immune competent individuals,
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