Immunity

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A protein produced by B-cells in response to the presence of a pathogen
Antibody
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A molecule that can trigger the immune response
Antigen
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where pathogens change their antigens
Antigenic variation
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A type of blood cell involved in the immune system, it produces antibodies
B-cell
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A t-cell that kills abnormal or foreign cells
Cytotoxic T-cell
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A t-cell that releases chemical signals to activate other immune system cells
Helper t-cell
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immune response involving t-cells and the other immune system cells
Cellular response
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the immune system response involving, b-cells, clonal selection and the production of antibodies
Humoral response
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The ability to respond quickly to an infection
Immunity
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An antibody produced from a single group of genetically identical b-cells
monoclonal antibodies
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An organism that causes disease
pathogen
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the engulfment of pathogens
phagocytosis
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a type of b-cell that produces antibodies
plasma cell
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the immune response triggered when pathogen enters the body for the first time
Primary response
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the immune response when triggered again by the same pathogen
Secondary response
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an acellular structure that invades and reproduces within host cells
Virus
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A molecule that can trigger the immune response

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Antigen

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where pathogens change their antigens

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A type of blood cell involved in the immune system, it produces antibodies

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A t-cell that kills abnormal or foreign cells

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