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Where the body falsely identifies part of itself as an invader (pathogen)
Produce antibodies that destroy pathogens.
2 major kinds of lymphocytes?
T cells and B cells
Marker molecules that the immune system recognizes as part of the body or not.
How do T cells recognize pathogens
By recognizing the antigen on the pathogen.
What happens to the body cells that have been infected by viruses?
Phagocytes destroy the cells and viruses.
Network of tubes and organs that transports fluids and filters out wastes before returning it to the blood stream.
Fluid inside your lymphatic system consisting of water and dissolved materials.
Liquid part of the blood-water makes up 90% of plasma.
A small knob of tissue that removes wastes and germs from the lymph.
Is an iron containing protein that binds to oxygen molecules.