The Human Immune System: Inflammation & Antibodies


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What purpose do white blood cells serve?

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1. Where in the body are lymphocytes found?

2. How does inflammation compare to the activities of on-duty police people?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our immune systems have the tough job of protecting us round-the-clock from infections and viruses. The quiz focuses on components of the human immune system as well as facts about inflammation and antibodies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Describe the function of white blood cells
  • Identify where lymphocytes are located
  • Point out the analogy associated with inflammation
  • Name the structure that can launch antibodies
  • Explain how antibodies respond to pathogens

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of inflammation to properly identify an analogy mentioned in the related lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've obtained to explain where lymphocytes are found in the human body
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull essential information from the lesson on inflammation and antibodies in the human immune system

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled The Human Immune System: Inflammation & Antibodies to discover more about this topic. This lesson covers:

  • The definition of immune system
  • How lymphocytes help protect the body
  • The purpose of lymph
  • Why antibodies are important