2081Immune - Ch. 18 Animal Defenses Major defenses of...

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Ch. 18 Animal Defenses Major defenses of animals Non-specific immunity Specific immunity Humoral immunity Cellular immunity Antibody specificity Immune system malfunctions
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For the Immune system, be able to explain… The structures involved in each of the three levels of defense What role each level plays in defense against pathogens What “immunity” means What causes an allergic reaction
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Basic nomenclature Antibody Antigen Pathogen Leucocyte Lymphocyte (B & T) Macrophage
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The first line of defense: skin and mucous membranes Tears Lysozyme Sweat Low pH Oily QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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But what if the first line fails? Meet Holly…
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Today’s question Some exercise enthusiasts claim that a good exercise session (moderate to high intensity, at least 30 minutes) can prevent early symptoms from becoming a full-blown infection (cold or flu).
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