Non-Specific Immunity

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Non-Specific Immunity

The study of how the body indentifies and protects itself from micro-organisms that cause disease is called IMMUNOLOGY.

There are three lines of defence against pathogens:

  • General Response to prevent entry
  • Non-Specific Response
  • Specific Responce

General Response:

  • Skin - kerratin layer - forms impenetrable barrier against bacteria

- Skin Flora - mutualistic relationship between us and these bacteria

- Blood clots - prevents entry of pathogens through cuts

  • Mucus - secreted by…

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