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The Immune System

Vocabulary that are needed to understand the immune system.

TermDefinition
Immune System Made up of cells,tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body.
Immune Means to protect
Pathogen Microorganisms that cause disease in the body.
Cilia Hairs or hair-like processes on the surface of cells. They create movement of the cell surface.
Reflexes An automatic response to a stimulus.
White Blood Cells (Leukocytes) Functions primarily to defend the body against infection.(pus)
B-Lymphocytes Produces antibodies
Antibodies Specialized proteins that fight off disease.
T-Lymphocytes Look for cells in the body that are hiding invading germs or body cells that are different than normal healthy cells and kill them with direct contact.( 80% of lymphocytes are T-lymphocytes)
Created by: Mikayla112