Flashcards in Immunology Deck (5)
What are leukocytes?
White blood cells - cells of the immune system involve in defending the body against both infections diseases and foreign material.
List the types of leukocytes
ability of the immune system to respond more rapidly and effectively to pathogens that have been encountered previously - either by previous infection or by vaccination
- hallmark of adaptive immunity
Key characteristics of the immune system
specificity, diversity, self regulation, redundancy, memory, self discrimination