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The function of this system is to detect a wide variety of agents, known as pathogens, from viruses to parasitic worms, and eliminate them from the organism's own tissue.
Active immunity is immunity that results from the production of antibodies in response to an antigen.
Passive immunity is short-term immunity that results from the invasion of antibodies from another organism.
An antigen is a foreign biological agent that causes an immune response in the body.
An antibody is a blood protein that reacts to a specific antigen.
Disorders within This System
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting small joints in the hands and feet. Symptoms include weakness, tenderness, swelling, or stiffness of joints. This can be treated with steroids.