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Oral Pathology

Chapter 2 and 3 Inflammation and Repair

Injury The result of an alteration in the enviroment that causes tissue damage or necrosis.
Inflammation Allows the body to eliminate injurious agents, contain injuries, and heal defects.
Mechanical Defense Respiratory system's cilia and mucus
Antibacterial activity enzymes in saliva
Removal of foreign substances flushing action of tears, saliva, urine, and diarrhea
Inflammation process white blood cells
Physical Barrier (Natural Defenses) Intact skin or mucosa
Dilution saliva
Created by: daisenmurray