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chapter 13 learning objective terms

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how does the immune system recognize self from non-‐self?
glycoprotein (ID tags) on
cells membrane.
Lack of response
immune suppression; ex/ AIDS
Incorrect response
functioning immune system, but recognizing the wrong cells)= autoimmune diseases; ex/ multiple sclerosis
overactive response
sensitive to any sort of invaders; ex/ allergies and asthma
lymphocytes
acquired immunity aka specific immune response; targets specific invaders
monocytes
big eaters
neutrophils
eat bacteria; short lifespan(lives for few days)
basophils
degranulate(secretes granules) to induce response
eosinophils
destroy large invaders such as worms
granulocytes
releases granules, which contains chemicals that activate multiple pathways, into extracellular fluid
phagocytes
cells that eat invaders by engulfing their target
plasma proteins
are in blood and are inactive until signaled by chemicals released during inflammation
MAC (membrane attack complex)
is the final product after the activation and release of 30+ plasma protein