Chapter 9 - Blood, Lymph & Immunity
Terms in this set (19)
What are the two types of immunity?
Innate (non-specific) & Acquired (specific)
What are the seven components of the innate immune system?
Natural killer cells. Interferon. Skin & mucous membranes. Stomach acid. Inflammatory response. Phagocytosis. Complement.
What are the five types of WBC's ?
Basophils, neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes & eosinophils.
Any substance which is capable, under appropriate conditions, of inducing a specific immune response.
A protein made by the specific immune system in response to foreign invaders in the body.
What are the five immunoglobulins?
IgG, IgM, IgA, IgD, IgE
An over-reaction of the immune system in response to an antigen, leading to damage or destruction of the host's cells.
What are the four types of hypersensitivity?
Type 1: anaphylaxis, type 2: blood transfusion reactions, type3: immune complexes in tissues, type 4: delayed hypersensitivity
What is the immune system's first line of defense?
Which type of immunity has no memory cells?
Causes 13% of allergies in dogs
Lack of red blood cells
Lack of platelets
Most common autoimmune disease of skin in dogs
What is CSF the abbreviation for?
Cerebral spinal fluid
Something done at a clinic that causes illness