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Transcript of IMMUNOLOGY
Immunology is a branch of biology that deals with the study of the immune system, defined as the set of organs, tissues and cells, in vertebrates, whose function is to recognize foreign elements or giving a response (immune response)
It is the body's defense against infectious organisms and other invaders. It consists of organs, tissues, cells and special proteins
There are 3 types
It develops in the body when an agent causes the disease
Is transferred to the newborn via Breast Milk
transfer of antibodies
The immune system comprises 3 levels defense:
What other cells participate in phagocytosis?
The lymphocyte T acts directly on the pathogen and destroys
The lymphocyte B detect the presence of an antigen and produce the antigen-specific antibodies.
How the immune system reacts to an invasion by a foreign agent?
But there is a secret weapon to prevent's more an attack:
(cell formed in the bone marrow) becomes
after crossing the walls of capillaries and enter the conjunctive tissue
The main function of macrophages is to engulf all foreign matter from entering the body such as bacteria and waste products from the tissues.
Which is a macrophage?
° The Neutrophil is a white blood cell most abundant in the blood. its main function is phagocytosis of bacteria and fungi.
neutrophil engulfing bacteria
Stress makes us sick. That we have heard a lifetime, but do not know why, the reason is that in distressing situations our immune system gives space to the occurrence of the above ailments and complications can escalate causing a decrease in your quality of life.
To prevent further damage to the immune system, we cherish our routines, our food and our response to certain life situations like this:
The immune or immune system is what helps us to look after our health and prevent the diseases caused by germs, infections, bacteria, cancer cells and certain viruses.
So now you know!
No having a complete vaccination makes us more susceptible to disease, ask your family doctor which vaccines you need to have a day to prevent the arrival of various diseases.
Avoid alcohol and smoking.
This way, we strengthen our immune system.
Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and foods rich in vitamins, proteins, minerals, carbohydrates, etc.
Take care, the key to a good lifestyle is to be informed!
What is Immunology ?
Claudia Grijalva Bernal
Andrea Alicia Aguirre Sifuentes
Marisela Marquez Flores
Jairo Gonzalez Garcia
Aylin Daniela Hernandez Garcia
Blanca Valeria Cervantes Perez
M.E. Sandra Valdez
Group 1 Clinical Laboratory