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Immunity

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General defenses against pathogensNonspecific Immunity
Don’t distinguish one pathogen from anotherNonspecific Immunity
Born with these defensesNonspecific Immunity
Physical barriersNonspecific Immunity
Phagocytic cellsNonspecific Immunity
Chemical mediatorsNonspecific Immunity
Inflammation and feverNonspecific Immunity
Protect against particular pathogensSpecific Immunity
Use lymphocytes for their ability to recognize, respond to, and remember particular antigensSpecific Immunity
Cell-mediated immunitySpecific Immunity
Antibody-mediated immunitySpecific Immunity
Histamine, heparin, complement, interferons, cytokinesChemical mediators
Neutrophils, eosinophils, monocytes/macrophagesPhagocytic cells
Skin, hair, mucous membranes, surface secretionsPhysical barriers
Inflammation, feverProcesses
group of plasma proteins that activate in a cascade reactionComplement
stimulate in normal cells the production of proteins that interfere with viral replicationInterferons
targets intracellular pathogens by destroying the infected cells with cytotoxic T cellsCell-mediated immunity
immunity targets extracellular pathogens by attacking them with antibodies produced by plasma cells (differentiated B cells)Antibody-mediated
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