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Flashcards in Immunology Deck (11):
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Immune System

bodies defense against infection

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Immunology

study of the immune system

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ananphylaxis

allergic reaction

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phagocyte

cell that engulfs and absorbs bacteria

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natural immunity

immunity from getting a disease

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active immunity

production of antibodies by the immune system

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artificially acquired immunity

stimulates response against antigen without causing symptoms (vaccination)

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autoimmune disease

immune system attacking healthy cells

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immunization

inducing immunity to a particular infectious disease

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immunosuppression

use of drugs or surgery to suppress your immune system

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immunotherapy

treatment by enhancing the immune system