Foreign Substances That Stimulate A Response From The Immune System

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The immune response is how your body recognizes and defends itself against bacteria, viruses, and substances that appear foreign and harmful.


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Innate immunity; Humoral immunity; Cellular immunity; Immunity; Inflammatory response; Acquired (adaptive) immunity


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The immune system protects the body from potentially harmful substances by recognizing and responding to antigens. Antigens are molecules (usually proteins) on the surface of cells,...

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