micro Exam 3

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micro Exam 3
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2010-11-23 18:42:30
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  1. Natural Defense
    Mechanisms
    • Skin
    • Mucous membranes
    • Ciliated epithelium
    • Various enzymes
    • Other proteins
    • pH
    • Inflammatory response
    • Phagocytosis
  2. defenses
    • Non-specific(innate)
    • Specific-Generated to respond to a particular parasite
  3. Skin
    • Desquamation
    • Sweat,sebaceous secretions
  4. Mucous membranes
    Mucus
  5. Various enzymes
    • Proteolytic enzymes
    • Lysozyme
  6. Other proteins
    • Complement system
    • Interferon
  7. pH
    • fatty acids
    • stomach
  8. Phagocytosis
    • Neutrophil– blood
    • Macrophage– tissues
  9. Specific-Generated
    • : Generated to respond to a particular parasite
    • Directed solely at that parasite
    • Expandable
    • “memory”
  10. Antigen (immunogen)
    Foreign substance that stimulates the generation of an immune response. “non-self vs. self”
  11. Lymphatic system
    second circulatory system
  12. Thoracic duct and right lymphatic duct
    only two connections between blood circulatory system and lymphatic system

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