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a sticky fluid that traps pathogens


defensive proteins that inactivate pathogens or trigger it's destruction by nonspecific defense (like preventing a virus from entering a cell, thus it can't reproduce)

Memory Cells

a specialized white blood cells that protects the body from reinfection by a specific pathogen

The cause of a given disease

Koch's postulates are used to determine what?

Skin, Mucus, and Stomach Acid

First lines of defense against infection

Barrier, Chemical Warfare

Skin repels pathogens by functioning as a _______ and engaging in ______________

White Blood Cells

What type of blood cells attack invading pathogens?

They inhibit the growth of pathogens

How can fevers be good for the body (if they are below 103 Fahrenheit)?

Bone Marrow

Where are B cells, a type of white blood cell, formed?

Bone Marrow, Thymus

T Cells, a type of white blood cell, form in the _______ and mature in the _______.


B Cells make what?


_______ are effective in preventing diseases because they trigger antibody formation


Causes AIDS by attacking and destroying helper T Cells


AIDS can remain dormant for more than _______ years.


Type I diabetes affects the _______.

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