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science immune systm

science immune system

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Explain the cause of infectious disease and identify the organisms that cause disease. Pathogens.
Describe the methods in which pathogens enter the body. Through cuts in the skin.
Identify the body's barriers against pathogens. 1) Skin 2) Inflammatory Response 3) Immune Response
Describe the role of the inflammatory response in fighting disease. The inflammatory response leaks fluid and certain white blood cells that fight pathogens.
State how the immune system responds to pathogens. The immune system triggers the immune response.
Define and explain passive immunity. When your immune system produces antibodies in response to the presence of a pathogen.
Define and explain active immunity. Antibodies that fight pathogens that came from another source other than someone's own body.
Define allergy. An abnormal reaction of the body to a previously encountered allergen introduced by inhalation, ingestion, injection or skin contact.
Describe one ailment or disease that can affect the immune system. AIDS
Describe how th eimmune system interacts with one of the other body systems. The immune system interacts with the nervous system because it detects pathogens in the body and triggers responses to fight them, where the nervous system triggers actions in response to what is going on around the body.
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