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  • 91 terms

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    What are the two main functions of the immune system

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    distinguish self from non-self, and to protect the body from invading infectious organisms(parasites, bacteria, fungi and virus)

    • Intro to Host Immune Responses
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    • Vocabulary for Intro to Host Immune Responses. Find, create, and access cells, NK Cells, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Morbidity and Mortality - congenital anomalies

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    1 in 30 babies born with significant birth defect. 1 in 3 babies that die have congenital malformation, leading cause of death in term babies. The causes are only 40% known and most are multifactorial. Prevention includes education, taking multivitamin etc.

    • Exam 3 MCBM - Dr. Clark material
    • 96 terms
    • Vocabulary for Exam 3 MCBM - Dr. Clark material. Find, create, and access DNA, Mutation, Mental retardation, autosomal dominant trait flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 68 terms

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    T of F - Most antigens induce a response from more than one clone

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    True - Most antigens induce a response from more than one clone.

    • Kuby Questions - Thrush
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    • Vocabulary for Kuby Questions - Thrush. Find, create, and access Major histocompatibility complex, MHC Molecules, IgD, protein antigen flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 75 terms

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    What is drug absorption?

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    movement of drug from the site of administration to the systemic circulation

    • Pharmacology - Drug Absorption 1/7/14
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    • Vocabulary for Pharmacology - Drug Absorption 1/7/14. Find, create, and access Pharmacology, pH flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 83 terms

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    In what species does Salmonella cause disease?

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    Salmonella causes disease in both animals and humans.

    • 1/29 Salmonella and Shigella 1pm
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    • Vocabulary for 1/29 Salmonella and Shigella 1pm. Find, create, and access Microbiology, Shigella, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 76 terms

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    Who is the Father of Toxicology

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    Paracelsus - physician who focused on disease causation rather than spititual basis. Focused on Toxicon or toxic agent.

    • Toxicology Principles - 1/14/14 11AM
    • 76 terms
    • Vocabulary for Toxicology Principles - 1/14/14 11AM. Find, create, and access Toxicology, adverse effects, toxic substances, Dose flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 85 terms

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    2 divisions of leukocytes

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    granulocytes and agranulocytes

    • Immunology: Cells and Organs of the Immune System
    • 85 terms
    • Vocabulary for Immunology: Cells and Organs of the Immune System. Find, create, and access cells, T Cell, Cells and Organs, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    How does the immune response cause destruction of an invading microbe?

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    It can occur through recognition by phagocytic cells (via opsonization or via PAMP/PRR). Further, the coating of microbes by antibodies can cause neutralization of the microbe and/or activation of the cascade. It also can occur through the cytotoxic activity of T lymphocytes and NK cells.

    • 1/29 9am Cell Mediated Effectors - Thrush
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    • Vocabulary for 1/29 9am Cell Mediated Effectors - Thrush. Find, create, and access cells, NK Cells, NK, flashcards with Course Hero.

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