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1. what two things does the non-specific immune system do?

  • Search the body to see if we have recongise this pathogen and create a defence against it ( the same defence for every pathogen)
  • searches the antibodies to kill that virus and make a copy of it for future reference
  • tells the specific immunity to kill the pathogen
  • completely kills the pathogen so that is never enters the body.
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2. Which two are examples of non-specific immunity?

  • Mucus membrane and Tongue
  • Mucus membrane and feet
  • Muscus membrane and skin
  • Muscus membrane and blood

3. What features of the Mucus membrane help it do its job?

  • - It lines all surfaces which have exposure to the outside environment and it produces mucus which helps sweep pathogens away
  • It is slippery so nothing can stick to it. and it is found on our hands and feet.
  • It is all over the body and therefore is at every entrance
  • It is in the bloodstream and therefore engulfs pathogens which come in.

4. What is the name given to the white blood cells which are the big eaters of the immune system?

  • macrocytes
  • fibroblasts
  • Macrophages
  • Monocytes

5. What is the name of the white blood cells which has full VIP access to the whole body, Apart from specific areas such as the brain and the spinal cord

  • macrophages
  • leukocytes
  • mast cells
  • monocytes


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