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1

List some structures involved in the first line of defense against pathogens

Skin mucous membranes fluid movements

2

What are symptoms of inflammation

Pain redness swelling heat

3

List some substances that could act as antigens

Food pollen bacteria viruses

4

When a cell is infected by a virus what may the cell produce to help

Interferons

5

Why are lymph nodes important

Filter lymph store lymphocytes

6

What term is given to the decrease in diameter of a blood vessel due to contraction of the smooth muscle in its walls

Vasoconstriction

7

Mucous membranes would be considered to be a ______ line of defense against pathogens

First

8

Which lymphatic organ is located posterior to the sternum

Thymus

9

Name the major components of the lymphatic system

Lymph, lymphatic vessels structures contains lymphatic tissue red bone marrow

10

Which cells produce antibodies

B cells

11

Which is the largest single mass of lymphatic tissue in the body

Spleen

12

Which lymphocytes are found in lymph nodes

Mature B cells

13

Where are damaged and worn out red blood cells destroyed

Spleen

14

High amount of carbon dioxide in the blood

Hypercapria