Human Anatomy and Physiology: Chapter 21 Immune System Flashcards
A hallmark mechanism in immunity is called ______.
Innate Non-Specific immunity defenses. Name 2.
Surface barriers and Internal defenses
Adaptive Specific immunity defenses are called ______.
Humoral immunity - B cells
Cellular immunity - T cells
Skin and mucous membranes serve as what type of immunity
Phagocytes, NK cells, inflammation, antimicrobial proteins and fever are all examples of ________.
Phagocytes include what two types of cells?
macrophages and neutrophils
Natural Killer Cells kill what type of cells?
Cancer cells and virus infected cells
Phagocytosis destroys pathogens by way of _________.
Cardinal signs of inflammation name all 4
redness, heat, swelling, and pain
The skin has what type of cells that cause the release of histamine?
When external barrier of the skin is breached what type of response happens?
mast cells release histamine that cause inflammation