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The Body's Defenses TSW2 GL & TS. The Immune System The immune response from immune system Q) What is "Immune system"? A: Your body's disease fighting.

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1 The Body's Defenses TSW2 GL & TS

2 The Immune System The immune response from immune system Q) What is "Immune system"? A: Your body's disease fighting system. can distinguish between different kinds of pathogens react to each kind of pathogen with a defense targeted specifically at the pathogen Pathogen= Bad things that attack our bodies (Ex. viruses) White blood cells=lymphocytes (Lim Fuh syts)

3 T Cells Identify pathogens and distinguish one kind of pathogen from another. B Cells Produce chemical that help destroy each kind of pathogen. = antibodies

4 AIDS, a Disease of the Immune System AIDS=HIV HIV makes the Immune system weaker HIV can spread by bloods


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