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Specific protein (immunoglobulin) produced by lymphocytes in response to bacteria, viruses, or other antigens.
Substance (usually foreign) that stimulates the production of an antibody.
Change in structure and function of a cell as it matures; specialization.
Red blood cell.
Blood protein containing iron; carries oxygen in red blood cells.
Destruction or breakdown of blood (red blood cells).
Response of the immune system to foreign invasion.
White blood cell.
Liquid portion of blood; contains water, proteins, salts, nutrients, lipids, hormones, and vitamins.
Small blood fragment that collects at sites of injury to begin the clotting process.
Antigen on red blood cells of Rh-positive (Rh+) individuals.
Plasma minus clotting protein and cells.
Unspecialized cell that gives rise to mature, specialized forms.