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Chapter 13

A life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction of the immune system:
hives
anaphylactic shock
tonsillitis
appendicitis
allergy

anaphylactic shock

All of the following are true of antibodies EXCEPT:
are proteins produced by plasma cells
are also called immunoglobulins
are involved in humoral immunity
combine with specific antigens
are produced in the pituitary gland

are produced in the pituitary gland

Injection of protective antibodies (for example Hepatitis B antibodies for protection against Hepatitis B from a needle stick):
natural active immunity
natural passive immunity
artificial active immunity
artificial passive immunity

artificial passive immunity

The spleen is
highly vascularized
poorly vascularized

highly vascularized

Which one of the following is NOT a function of lymph nodes?
defense
white blood cell production
erythropoiesis (red blood cell production)
filtration of lymph

erythropoiesis (red blood cell production)

True/false All lymphocytes that circulate in the tissues arise from primitive cells in the bone marrow called stem cells

True

The largest lymphatic vessel in the body
brachiocephalic trunk
aorta
superiormesenteric duct
thoracic duct
inferior mesenteric duct

Thoracic duct

Antibodies (immunoglobulins) are produced by:
erythrocytes
plasma cells
T-lymphocytes
monocytes
eosinophils

plasma cells

Lymph flow in the body

moves only toward the heart
moves only away from the heart
moves both toward and away from the heart

moves only toward the heart

Inflammation is an example of:
innate immunity
specific immunity

innate immunity

Which one of the following is NOT a primary cell of the immune system?
neutrophil
erythrocyte
monocyte
T-lymphocyte
macrophage

erythrocyte

The spleen is located in:
the lower right quadrant of the abdomen
the lower left quadrant of the abdomen
the upper right quadrant of the abdomen
the upper left quadrant of the abdomen

the upper left quadrant of the abdomen

A Kupffer cell is a type of
eosinophil
macrophage
lymphocyte
basophil
neutrophil

macrophage

True/false The lymphatic system is an important component in maintaining homeostasis.

True

Adenoids is another name for the:
lingual tonsils
pharyngeal tonsils
palatine tonsils

pharyngeal tonsils

Involution is a process by which an organ is replaced with connective tissue and fat. This is typical of the

Thymus

All of the following are true of HIV/AIDS EXCEPT:

it is caused by a bacterium

Which one of the following is NOT considered a tonsil?

nasal

True/false Another name for nonspecific immunity is innate immunity.

True

The skin and mucosa serve a role in

nonspecific immunity

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