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Anatomy - The Immune System
Sneezing is a means of dispersing any pathogens out of the body.

Anatomy - The Immune System

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The lymphatic system and the immune system work hand-in-hand with each system using many of the same internal organs. As the lymphatic system is connected to every organ of the body, it is no wonder that these two systems are closely integrated.

1.
This functions to form blood, store blood and filter blood. It controls and negates harmful bacteria that has found its way into the bloodstream.
Hormones
The spleen
Immunoglobulins
Granulocytes
The spleen’s function is to form blood, store blood and filter blood. It controls and negates harmful bacteria that has found its way into the bloodstream. Answer (b) is correct
2.
This is a series of enzymatic proteins found in normal blood that will seek out and destroy many types of bacteria and other foreign cells.
Lymphatic system
Circulatory system
Complement system
Immune system
The complement system is a series of enzymatic proteins found in normal blood that will seek out and destroy many types of bacteria and other foreign cells. Answer (c) is correct
3.
White blood cells are also known as _________.
leukocytes
cytoplasm
neutrophils
basophils
White blood cells are also known as leukocytes. Answer (a) is correct
4.
This is a thin, flat gland that secretes the hormone thymosin which then stimulates the activity of the lymphocytes.
Bone marrow
The thymus
The spleen
Immunoglobulins
The thymus is a thin, flat gland that secretes the hormone thymosin which then stimulates the activity of the lymphocytes. Answer (b) is correct
5.
Parasites, toxins, viruses, bacteria and microbes are collectively known as _______.
diseases
illnesses
pathogens
critters
Parasites, toxins, viruses, bacteria and microbes are collectively known as pathogens. Answer (c) is correct
6.
This is the immune systems’ second line of defense.
Plenty of sleep
Exercise
Healthy eating
Sneezing
The second line of defense of the immune system is sneezing. Answer (d) is correct
7.
The immune system works hand-in-hand with the _________.
nervous system
respiratory system
circulatory system
lymphatic system
The immune system works hand-in-hand with the lymphatic system, sharing many of the same organs. Answer (d) is correct
8.
These are substances that originate in one area of the body and can affect other areas of the body. They use the blood stream to travel around the body.
Antibodies
Agranulocytes
Bone marrow
Hormones
Hormones are substances that originate in one area of the body and can affect other areas of the body. They use the blood stream to travel around the body. Answer (d) is correct
9.
The immune system’s first line of defense is ________.
the skin
antibodies
bone marrow
antibiotics
The immune system’s first line of defense is the skin. Answer (a) is correct
10.
There are __ major components that make up the immune system.
9
6
8
7
There are 8 major components that make up the immune system. Answer (c) is correct

 

Author:  Christine G. Broome

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