When antibodies are produced by lymphocytes the body is conducting what?

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When antibodies are produced by lymphocytes the body is conducting what?

Lymphocytes:

Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell that responds when foreign or infected cells are detected in the body. B cells in particular are important after T cells identify a pathogen because it is B cells (a type of lymphocyte) that produce antibodies based on the antigens of the invader.

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When antibodies are produced by lymphocytes the body is conducting adaptive immunity. This means the immune system is detecting a new threat and...

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