Fighting Disease

Adam Collinge
Flashcards by Adam Collinge, updated more than 1 year ago
Adam Collinge
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How do bacteria make you feel ill? Damaging your cells Producing toxins
How do viruses make you ill? They invade your cells and use the cells machinery to replicate themselves. This causes the cell to burst, releasing new viruses.
What are the three preliminary defenses of the body? Skin, hair and mucus
List the ways in which white blood cells destroy microbes. Consuming them Producing antibodies Producing antitoxins
State how antibodies work. The white blood cells will start to produce antibodies for a specific antigen. Antibodies are then rapidly produced and carried around the body. Finally the white blood cell remembers the antibody it just made
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