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1

what line of defence is specific?

3rd

2

what cells are not specific?

eosinophils
basophils
neutrophils

3

which line of defence do a fever and inflammation fall under?

2nd

4

phagocytes

detect forge in cells and ingest them in a small phagosome

5

what temperature of the body would cause death?

44.4-45.5 degrees

6

what does the macrophage release to increase the bodies temperature ?

prostaglandins

7

what cells keep a memory of foreign antigens?

cytotoxic T cells
memory B cells

8

what cells engulf pathogens and present antigens to T cells?

macrophage

9

the immune response following an infection is terminated by...

supressor T cells

10

a single memory B cell, has memory for...

one specific pathogen

11

when a B cell encounters a foreign antigen, it divides rapidly and forms...

plasma B cells

12

the secretion of antibodies by B cells is part of...

humoral immunity

13

which T cell is responsible for killing pathogens?

cytotoxic T cell

14

why do lymph nodes become swollen?

because lymph nodes actively fighting an infection become swollen and hard because the lymph nodes are multiplying