The Inflammatory Response's Effect on the Entire Body


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What is leukocytosis?

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1. How do epinephrine and cortical steroids cause leukocytosis?

2. Which of the following structures regulate our body's temperature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The body's inflammatory response is an important function that can also impact other areas of the body. This quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of vocabulary terms and processes associated with an inflammatory response.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments review key phrases, including:

  • Leukocytosis
  • Technical term for fever
  • Structures that regulate the body's temperature

Skills Practiced

You will have the chance to use the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - practice diagnosing a patient using the information you have learned about white blood cells
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of body temperature and how it is regulated
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the term leukocytosis

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, watch the lesson on The Inflammatory Response's Effect on the Entire Body. Lesson objectives include:

  • Systemic effects of inflammation
  • Two important reasons for a fever
  • Consequences of too many inflammatory mediators being released at once