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A&P Key Terms Chapter 14
immunity that is produced as a result of an encounter with an antigen, with subsequent production of memory cells (B cells)
substance produced by the body that inactivates or destroys another substance that is introduced into the body; immunoglobulin
a substance that triggers an immune system response when it is introduced into the body
immunity that requires some diliberate action, such as a vaccination, to achieve exposure to the potentially harmful antigen
substance produced by the body that inactivates or destroys another substance that is introduced into the body; antibody
immunity acquired through normal processes of daily living.
immunity that results when an individual receives the immune agents from some other source other then his or her own body
the initial reaction of the immune system to a specific antigen
the bodys ability to counteract the effects of pathogens and other harmful agents
rapid and intense reaction to antigens on second & subsequent exposures attributable to memory cells (B cells)
lack of resistance to disease