aka surfactant proteins participate in defense by promoting phagocytosis
Bacteria Derived Chemicals
Normal flora in skin, GI, GU, and respiratory tract help digest, create, and absorb chemicals that we need. They also inhibit growth of more invasive bacteria
2nd line of defense
3rd line of defense
Functions of Inflammatory Response
1. Marshals resources within the vascular structure into surrounding affected tissue by releasing cells and fluids that isolate, destroy, and remove invaders. 2. It also promotes healing as it prepares the affected tissue for healing and repair.