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Active Immunity
Immunity that is acquired by activation of immune system
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Antigen
Foreign molecule that can provoke an immune response
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Antigen-presenting cell
Macrophage that has ingested a pathogen and displays the pathogen's antigens in its cell surface membrane
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Arteriosclerosis
Hardening of the artery walls and loss of elasticity caused by atherosclerosis and deposition of calcium
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Artificial Immunity
Immunity acquired as a result of deliberate exposure to antigens or by injection of antibodies
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Atherosclerosis
Process of deposition of fatty substances in the lining of arteries to form atheroma
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Carcinogen
Substance that causes cancer
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Chemotaxis
Movement of cells towards or away from a certain chemical
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Clonal Expansion
Division of selected cells by mitosis
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Clonal Selection
Selection of cells with a specific receptor site
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Endemic
A disease that's always present in an area or a species that's only found in a particular area
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Epidemic
Disease that spreads to many people quickly affecting large amount of population
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Epidemiology
Study of patterns of disease and factors that influence their spread
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Immune Response
Response to an antigen, activating lymphocytes
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Immunological Memory
Ability of immune response to respond quickly to antigens that have entered before
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Incidence
Number of new cases of a disease in a certain time period
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Interferon
Group of factors with non-specific antiviral activity
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Foreign molecule that can provoke an immune response

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Macrophage that has ingested a pathogen and displays the pathogen's antigens in its cell surface membrane

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Hardening of the artery walls and loss of elasticity caused by atherosclerosis and deposition of calcium

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Immunity acquired as a result of deliberate exposure to antigens or by injection of antibodies

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