What is the inflammatory response? a. A nonspecific response as a result of a high fever. b. A...

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What is the inflammatory response?

a. A nonspecific response as a result of a high fever.

b. A process that begins when antibodies attack specific antigens.

c. A process that releases interferon to fight virus-infected cells.

d. A specific humoral response to body tissue damage.

e. A nonspecific response when body tissues are injured.

Inflammatory Response

The inflammatory response is triggered by the release of chemicals. These chemical include histamine, bradykinin and prostaglandins. These chemicals then stimulate the blood vessels to release fluid into the tissues which causes the inflammation.

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The inflammatory response forms part of the innate immunity. This means that it is a non-specific response. The inflammatory response is activated...

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The inflammatory response is a part of your innate immune system that responds to infection and injury. In this video, you'll learn about the process of inflammation and what happens when it becomes chronic.


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