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Histamine: Definition, Effects & Role

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The body releases histamine:

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1. Histamine works by:

2. Some symptoms caused by the release of histamine are:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what histamines are, the role they play, and the reactions they cause.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • When a body releases histamine
  • How histamine works
  • Symptoms caused by release of histamines
  • Antihistamines

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the histamines lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the role and function of histamines in a different light
  • Distinguishing key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as antihistamines and histamines

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, view the lesson called Histamine: Definition, Effects & Role. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what histamines are
  • Recall the role of histamine
  • Review what happens when histamine is released
  • Understand the different effects of histamine
  • Learn about the importance of antihistamines
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