Immune

Alec Corrales

Function

is to protect against disease or other potentially damaging foreign bodies. When functioning properly, the immune system identifies a variety of threats, including viruses, bacteria and parasites, and distinguishes them from the body's own healthy tissue

Pathogen

    a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease.

Active immunity

    the immunity that results from the production of antibodies by the immune system in response to the presence of an antigen.


Passive Immunity

he short-term immunity that results from the introduction of antibodies from another person or animal.

Antigen

    a toxin or other foreign substance that induces an immune response in the body, especially the production of antibodies.


Antibody

    a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. Antibodies combine chemically with substances that the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood.


Antibiotics, Bacteria, and Viruses

Anti biotic attack living things, like bacteria. Viruses are not living