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The portion of an antigen to which a specific antibody binds is called the________.
Condition with multiple causes characterized by low blood pressure and circulation of the blood inadequate to sustain normal function of vital organs: septic shock results from growth of microorganisms in the body: toxic shock results from a circulating exotoxin.
The cells involved in the immune response which mature in the thymus are________.
The HIV specifically inactivates ____________ cells.
Host defenses involving anatomical barriers, sensor system that recognize patterns associated with microbes, and phagocytic cells.
Method by which the innate immune system recognizes invaing microbes; the system uses receptors and other molecules that bind lipopolysachr