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Flashcards - Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

Flashcards - Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
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phagocytes
Phagocytes are cells that protect the body by ingesting harmful foreign particles, bacteria, and dead or dying cells
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Passive immunity
Passive immunity is the transfer of active humoral immunity in the form of ready-made antibodies
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B-cells
B cells, also known as B lymphocytes, are a type of white blood cell of the lymphocyte subtype
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B-cells
B cells, also known as B lymphocytes, are a type of white blood cell of the lymphocyte subtype
Passive immunity
Passive immunity is the transfer of active humoral immunity in the form of ready-made antibodies
phagocytes
Phagocytes are cells that protect the body by ingesting harmful foreign particles, bacteria, and dead or dying cells
vaccination
Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen
heart attack
Myocardial infarction or acute myocardial infarction , commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle
minor
In law, a minor is a person under a certain age-usually the age of majority-which legally demarcates childhood from adulthood

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