Chapter 8

The Immune System

Study Guide

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Key Concepts

acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) antibody
antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) antigen
B cell cell-mediated immunity
cluster designation (CD) complement protein
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) humoral immunity
immune immunoglobulin
interferon killer T cell
leukocyte leukocytosis
lymphocyte lymphocytosis
lymphotoxin macrophage
macrophage activating factor macrophage chemotactic factor
macrophage migration inhibiting factor memory B cell
memory T cell monocyte
natural killer (NK) cell neutrophil
phagocytosis plasma cell
suppressor T cell T cell
upper respiratory infection (URI)  

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Websites

The Immune System: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/immuneSystem/Pages/whatIsImmuneSystem.aspx
Antibody Production: http://www.cellsalive.com/antibody.htm
Comprehensive AIDS and HIV Information: http://www.thebody.com

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