Nutrition Chp.6 (3)
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the body's ability to defend itself against diseases
protein that is produced by lymphocytes and that attaches to a specific antigen to kill it
foreign substances that trigger the attack of antibodies in the immune response.
abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
compounds that accept hydrogen ions
compounds that release hydrogen ions
swelling of the body tissue caused by excessive amounts of fluid in tissue. seen in protein deficiency
compounds that keeps a solutions acidity or alkalinity constant
maintenance of the proper types and amounts of fluid in each compartment of the body fluids
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