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Immune System Vocab

Infectious disease a disease that can pass from one organism to another
Pasteurization a process of heating something up to kill of microorganisms
Inflammatory response response when a bacterial infection is established in the body
Phagocyte white blood cells that are released the inflammatory response
Immune response a second line of defense that triggers white blood cells to attack to attack the pathogens
Pathogen Organisms that cause infectious disease
T cell identifies one specific pathogen
Antigen molecules on cells that the immune system recognizes either
B cell produces chemicals that help destroy each kind of pathogen
Antibody chemical that are on the b cells
Immunity is the body ability to destroy pathogens
Vaccine usually consist of pathogens that have been weakened or killed but can trigger the immune system to go in action
Passive immunity when antibodies are given to the person
Antibiotic kills bacteria without making cells
Allergy is when the body is overly is oversensitive to foreign substances
Allergen any substance that causes an allergy
Histamine substance that responsible for allergies
Lymphocyte is responsible for rejecting and produces anti bodies to attack
Active immunity when your body eliminates a sickness before your even sick
Vaccination contains weak pathogens to trigger the immune system
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