Flash Cards for EEX6065

Term Definition
Selectins Selectins are big molecules that help immune system cells find where they need to go. For example, selectins mark the part of a blood vessel near an infection.
Staphylococcus causes the staphylococcus (staph) bacterial infection.
Macrophages versatile and powerful immune system cells. they can find and kill many different kinds of bacteria without any help.
Neutrophils type of white blood cell. They destroy many kinds of invading bacteria. They attack very quickly and in large numbers.
Antigens molecules that stimulate an immune system response. Bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms are types of antigens.

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