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Plasma cells are lymphocytes that: A. Produce antibodies. B. Phagocytize foreign substances. C....

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Plasma cells are lymphocytes that:

A. Produce antibodies.

B. Phagocytize foreign substances.

C. Produce antigens.

D. Produce reticular fiber stroma.

Immune System:

The immune system is responsible for the prevention of infection from outside antigens, as well as infected or damaged self cells. It can be divided into innate and adaptive immune systems. The innate system consists of structures and compounds readily available to combat any infection, including barriers such as skin, mucous, or generalized agents like macrophages. The adaptive immune system refers to a directed response utilizing specialized cells that target specific antigens. These include B cells and T cells, which are referred to as lymphocytes.

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T cells are lymphocytes which serve the primary goals of binding and destroying antigens or infected endogenous cells. They can be broken up into...

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Lymphocytes: Definition, Functions & Types

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Our bodies contain numerous types of cells. In this lesson, you will learn about a type of cell known as a lymphocyte. You will also gain an understanding of the types of lymphocytes, as well as their functions in the body.


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