Medical Terms for Treatments Related to the Immune System


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Substances that reduce or prevent the normal immune system response are collectively called:

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1. Which of the following is an example of an immune system suppression technique?

2. The treatment of a disease by either enhancing or suppressing the immune response is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Immune system treatments vary based on the needs of patients. This worksheet/quiz combination will test your knowledge of these treatments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Example of an immune suppression technique
  • Substances that prevent immune system responses
  • An immune system treatment

Skills Practiced

These assessments will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding an immune system suppression technique and an example of a corticosteroid
  • Defining Key Concepts- ensure that you can accurately define cytotoxic
  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on immune system treatments

Additional Learning

To learn more about immune system treatments, review the accompanying lesson, Medical Terms for Treatments Related to the Immune System. Objectives covered include:

  • Define immunotherapy
  • Know what monoclonal antibodies are
  • Know what cytotoxic is
  • Define immunosuppression