Unformatted text preview: activated. 13. Helper T cell – Lymphocyte that activates antibody secretion in B cells and cytotoxic T cells. 14. Immunization – Vaccination; develops active immunity. 15. Interferon – Antiviral protein secreted by virus-infected cells. 16. Lymphocyte – White blood cell involved in specific immunity; a B cell or a T cell. 17. Memory cell – Long-lived lymphocyte produced during exposure to an antigen during the primary immune response; can function in future immune response to the same antigen. • 37.3 18. Allergy – Overactive immune response to environment antigens. 19. Anaphylactic shock – Severe hypersensitivity to a specific antigen, causing a massive histamine release. 20. Degenerative disease – Noninfectious disease, such arthritis, that results from part of the body wearing off. 21. Metabolic disease – Disease, such as type 1 diabetes, that results from an error in a biochemical pathway....
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- Spring '09
- white blood cell, metabolic disease, degenerative disease, cell – Lymphocyte