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Immune Attack study cards

Term Definition
Mast Cells when they sense an enemy they secrete chemicals causing inflammation. That inflammation attracts macrophages which eat the invaders.
Monocytes large white blood cells. They move to connective tissue becoming macrophages to destroy invading enemies.
Leukocytes white blood cells
Neutrophil fast moving immune cells. They are the front line of the immune system; they rush to the site of infection where they kill invaders before dying themselves, of exertion.
Macrophages type of white blood cell that eats bacteria as an immune response to infection, aka "big eater". It secretes chemicals warning other white blood cells of invaders.




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