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Quiz 36 :

Defenses Against Disease

Quiz 36 :

Defenses Against Disease

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A natural killer cell prevents viral infection by:
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B

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Which of the following are the first line of defense against microbial attack?
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C

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Nonspecific internal defenses include:
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B

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All bacteria, viruses, and protists, as well as some fungi, are:
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Antimicrobial skin secretions include:
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Which of the following predictions is the most accurate about a person who has normal external barriers and specific internal defenses but lacks nonspecific internal defenses?
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________ are cells that leave the capillaries and enter tissue to attack and ingest invading microbes.
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The cells that target the MHC proteins on another cell are:
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Cells that produce antibodies and provide future immunity against similar pathogens are:
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Which of the following is an example of a nonspecific response to infection?
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"Big eater" cells that ingest and destroy microbes are:
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Which of the following causes food poisoning?
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________ are white blood cells that attack cancer cells.
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Inflammation occurs in response to chemicals secreted by:
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Cells that release histamine are:
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Histamine causes:
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Which of the following is a consequence of histamine release?
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Why do physicians recommend that their patients avoid taking aspirin for a low-grade fever?
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Pyrogen:
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How does the skin act as a barrier to microbial invasion?
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