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ch 14 vocab grade 7

an above normal body temperature that is part of the inflammatory response fever
lymphocyte that identifies pathogens and distinguishes one pathogen from another T-Cell
a disease caused by a virus that attacks the immune system Aids
a white blood cell that destroys pathogens by engulfing them and breaking them down phagocyte
a mass of abnormal cells that develop when cancerous cells divide and grow uncontrollably tumor
a disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance allergy
the ability of the immune system to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease immunity
a substance used in a vaccination that consists of pathogens that have been weakened or killed but can still trigger the immune response vaccine
a chemical produced in the pancreas that enables the body's cells to take on glucose from the blood and use it for energy insulin
a virus or microorganism that can cause disease pathogen
immunity that occurs when a person;s own immune system produces antibodies in response the the presence of a pathogen active immunity
a disorder in which the respiratory passages narrow significantly asthma
a chemical that kills bacteria of slows the growth without harming the body's cells antibiotic
a white blood cell that reacts to each kind of pathogen with a defense targeted specifically at that pathogen lymphocyte
a substance that causes an allergy allergen
a substance or factor in the environment that can cause cancer carcinogen
a molecule on a cell that the immune system can recognize either as a part of the body or as coming from outside the body antigen
a heating process that is widely used to kill microorganisms in food products such as milk pasteurization
immunity in which the antibodies that fight a pathogen come from another organism rather thatn from the persons own body passive immunity
part of the body's defense against pathogens in which cells of the immune system react to each kind of pathogen with a defense targeted specifically at that pathogen immune response
a condition in which either the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin, or the body cannot use the insulin properly diabetes
a disease that can pass from one organism to another infectious disease
the process by which harmless antigens are deliberately introduced into a persons body to produce active immunity vaccination
part of the body's defense against pathogensin which white blood cells leak from blood vessels into tissue inflammatory response
a chemical that is responsible for the systems of an allergy Histimine
lymphocyte that produces a chemical that helps destroy a specific kind of pathogen B-Cell
a chemical produced by a B-Cellof the immune system that destroys a specific kind of pathogen antibody
Created by: rskonieczny98