Unformatted text preview: phagocytes engulf bacteria and damaged cells and then release enzymes to digest bacteria, cells and itself ) pus (: phagocytes, bacteria, dead cells, tissue fluids) collects in the wound. It will either drain or be reabsorbed 3. Third Line of Defense: the irnmune system The immune response - specificity: ability of antibodies and specialized cells to recognize and destroy viruses, bacteria, parasites and tissues This system is able to distinguish between "self" and "nan*self,, Antigens: substances which cause the immune response. May be proteins or sugars on the surface of microbes, pollen, venofil, and transplanted tissues. a) Components: Lymphocytes, phagocytes, bone marrow (\[tsC production), lymph nodes, tonsils, thymus, and spleen. 7t-...
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- Spring '11
- Bacteria, Bone marrow, redness. swelling. warmth