Physiological barriers of immune system

Physiological barriers of immune system

The simplest way to avoid infection is to prevent the microorganisms from gaining access to the body. Anatomical and physiological barriers together provide this crucial first line of defense against pathogens. Physiological barriers that contribute to the innate immunity are the body temperature, pH and various soluble secretory products of the mucosa. A. Body temperature While normal body temperature of …

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Non-Specific Immune Response

Non-Specific Immune Response

Defence mechanism refers to the ways in which the body protects itself from invasion of pathogenic organisms or other foreign materials such that it provides defence against their harmful effects. The defence mechanism employed may be achieved through either specific or non-specific mechanisms. Non-specific defence mechanisms are termed so as it offers resistance or protection against all organisms or foreign …

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