The Immune System at the Cellular Level: Terminology


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A lymphocyte is a kind of:

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1. Plasma cells are derived from:

2. What is the term for a kind of protein formed when a cell is exposed to a virus, one that helps block viruses from infecting uninfected cells?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer questions to determine what you know about cellular-level immune system terms. The worksheet will cover plasma cells and lymphocytes, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will help you to:

  • Identify a protein type that deters viruses from infecting cells
  • Recognize how an antigen is brought to a T cell
  • Assess the process of engulfing and destroying a cell

Skills Practiced

The following study skills will be practiced:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the process of engulfing and destroying a cell and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a protein formed during a cell's exposure to a virus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about plasma cells and lymphocytes

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called The Immune System at the Cellular Level: Terminology, for more information on this subject. Once you've finished the lesson, you will have gone over the following study objectives:

  • Define immunity
  • Understand what a plasma cell is
  • Explain a macrophage
  • Identify complements