← Fighting Disease Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- active immunity
- B cell
- a immunity provided by the body producing its own antibodies against a particular antigen; results from exposure to the antigen via infection or vaccine
- b a chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming body cells
- c a lymphocyte that produces proteins that help destroy pathogens.
- d a chemical that is responsible for the symptoms of an allergy
- e any substance that can cause an allergy
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- part of the body's defense against pathogens, in which fluid and white blood cells leak from blood vessels into tissues; white blood cells destroy pathogens by breaking them down
- a protein produced by a B cell of the immune system that destroys pathogens
- contact with an infected person; soil, food, and water; contaminated object; infected animal
- A substance used in a vaccination that consists of pathogens that have been weakened or killed but can still trigger the immune system into action
- a condition in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body's cells cannot use it properly, characterized by excessive thirst, weight loss/gain, frequent urination.
5 True/False Questions
phagocyte → White blood cell that distinguishes between each kind of pathogen.
pathogen → An organism that causes disease
vaccination → A substance used in a vaccination that consists of pathogens that have been weakened or killed but can still trigger the immune system into action
antigen → a protein produced by a B cell of the immune system that destroys pathogens
T cell → a lymphocyte that identifies pathogens and distinguishes one pathogen from another