The Immune System. By: Ben, Varshitha and Peyton

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "The Immune System. By: Ben, Varshitha and Peyton"

Transcription

1 The Immune System By: Ben, Varshitha and Peyton

2 The Immune System Immunity Lymph Nodes Spleen Bone Marrow Cells (different types) Unique features Diseases Ways to strengthen it. Doctor name and places to study or work

3 What does it mean to be Immune? Definition : Resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells : What is the Immune System? The immune system is the body's defense against infectious organisms and other invaders. Through a series of steps called the immune response, the immune system attacks organisms and substances that invade body systems and cause disease.

4 Cells of the Immune System Neutrophil Basophil Monocyte Macrophage B Lymphocyte (B cell) T Lymphocyte (T cell) NK Cell Mast Cell

5 Neutrophil The Neutrophil cell is the cell which phagocytizes bacteria 40-70% of WBCs It s origin is myeloblast Myeloblast is a stem cell

6 Basophil Basophil is the cell that initiates the inflammatory response releasing histamine and heparin at the site of injury It makes up 1% of WBCs

7 T Cell The T lymphocyte, or T cell, doesn t have a distinct function. Many T cell have been discovered and each had a different purpose It comes from a Lymphoid stem cell that matures in the thymus gland Combined with the B cell, they make up 20-45% of WBCs

8 B Cell The B lymphocyte, or B cell, is the cell that produces antibodies. Antibodies are blood proteins produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. The B cell comes from a Lymphoid stem cell.

9 Mast Cell The Mast Cells responds to allergens, as well as control inflammation. It comes from precursors in the red bone marrow

10 Macrophage Macrophage phagocytizes antigens and dead cells. It also stimulates the production of other WBCs It comes from Monocyte Monocytes produce macrophages in large quantities in the early stages of the inflammation response.

11 Red and White Blood Cells There are about 50,000,000,000 white blood cells in the body. There are about 4,000,000,000 red blood cells. That is about 46,000,000,000 more white blood cells than red blood cells. Red blood cells only make up a small percentage of your blood.

12 Bone Marrow Bone Marrow is inside some of your bones such as your hip and thigh It contains immature cells called stem cells Stem cells can turn into red blood cells that carry oxygen White blood cells - fight off infections Platelets - help with blood clotting

13 Spleen The Spleen is the HQ of the Immune System It stores white blood cells. It recycles old platelets and blood cells. It is fist-shaped and purple.

14 Lymphatic System The Lymphatic system is a subset of the cardiovascular system. The Main Purpose of the Lymphatic System is to carry lymph, a clear fluid that carries white blood cells to the blood stream. Lymph Nodes are glands in the Lymphatic system that cleanse the lymph.

15 Tonsils and Adenoids The Tonsils and Adenoids are lymph node glands located in the throat. They usually fall out before you are 25. They can be a place for strep throat bacteria to hide.

16 Peyer's Patches The Peyer Patches are patches of lymph nodules locate along the small intestine Young adults usually have of them.

17 Appendix The function of the Appendix is unknown. Theories: A place that stores good bacteria for after diarrheal infections. Remnant from our evolutionary past.

18 Thymus The Thymus an organ where T white blood cells are trained. 2% of Immature white blood cells make it to maturity. Located near the Heart.

19 Diseases HIV/AID s- The Virus HIV intercepts cells and can lay dormant for years in the cells. AID s is what happens when the virus becomes active. Aids causes the body's white blood cells to not function, making a person able to die from the common cold

20 Diseases Lupus- Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body. Lupus causes your immune system to make autoantibodies against healthy tissue in your body. Basically, your immune system is destroying your body.

21 Cancers The bone marrow can make blood cells to fight an infection. A weakness in the immune system can occur when leukaemia or lymphoma is active in the body. It can happened with other cancers as well. The cancer in the bone marrows stops the bone marrow from making so many blood cells. Too many blood cells can cause cancer.

22 Ways to strengthen the Immune System Get shots a. When you get a shot, they inject a small, dead, amount of the virus into you. Your body can then make the correct antibodies to fight it off. Don t smoke. Eat a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and low in saturated fat. Exercise regularly. Maintain a healthy weight. Control your blood pressure. If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation. Get adequate sleep. Take steps to avoid infection, such as washing your hands frequently and cooking meats thoroughly.

23 Unique Features and Fun Facts Some people don t have an Immune System The earliest known reference to immunity goes back to over two millennia Your Immune System may suffer from lack of sleep Gut bacteria are the key to a healthy immune system Sunlight has complex effects on the immune system Eating healthy. Such as Vegetables and Fruits, helps your immune system Exercise has an effect on the immune system The Immune System

24 Specialist: Doctor and Hospital Doctor names: Immune System specialist Hospitals: (Only some are listed below) 1. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, New York 2. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia 3. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco 4. Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston 5. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago

25 Important Vocabulary Spleen Bone Marrow Tonsils Adenoids Lymph Nodes Lymphatic Vessels Peyer s Patch Appendix Thymus

26 Diagram

27 Bibliography

28 What did each of us do to contribute? Peyton - Cells, How to strengthen, and printed diagram Varshitha - Fun Facts, Bone Marrow, Specialists, Important vocabulary, and Cancers (backgrounds/final edits,) Ben- Spleen, Lymphatic System, Tonsils, Thymus, Appendix, Diseases, and Peyer s Patches

The Immune System. 2 Types of Defense Mechanisms. Lines of Defense. Line of Defense. Lines of Defense

The Immune System. 2 Types of Defense Mechanisms. Lines of Defense. Line of Defense. Lines of Defense The Immune System 2 Types of Defense Mechanisms Immune System the system that fights infection by producing cells to inactivate foreign substances to avoid infection and disease. Immunity the body s ability

More information

The Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System The Lymphatic System Transports escaped fluids back to the blood Plays essential roles in body defense and resistance to disease Lymph excess tissue fluid carried by lymphatic vessels Properties of lymphatic

More information

Lymphatic System - Structures

Lymphatic System - Structures Lymphatic System - Structures Lymphatic vessels Lymphatic tissues and organs 1 Lymphatic System - Functions Returns leaked plasma to blood vessels Cleanses lymph of bacteria & other foreign matter Provides

More information

Human Immunity. How our body s cells defend against microbial and viral invaders

Human Immunity. How our body s cells defend against microbial and viral invaders Human Immunity How our body s cells defend against microbial and viral invaders What is Immunity? The word immunity comes from the Latin immunus meaning free of burden. Thus; it is a body s general ability

More information

ANATOMY OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. ANATOMY OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Thymus glandular organ near the heart where T cells learn their jobs

ANATOMY OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. ANATOMY OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Thymus glandular organ near the heart where T cells learn their jobs THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 1 ANATOMY OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 2 We all get sick sometimes...but then we get better. What happens when we get sick? Why do we get better? The immune system is localized in several parts

More information

11/20/2011. Outline. Immune System Function. Terminology. Two Types of Immune Defense. Innate Immunity = Non Specific

11/20/2011. Outline. Immune System Function. Terminology. Two Types of Immune Defense. Innate Immunity = Non Specific Chapter 43 Immune System Outline I. Nonspecific Defenses A. Barrier B. Protective proteins C. Phagocytes D. Natural killer cells E. Inflammatory reaction II. Specific Defenses A. B cells Antibody mediated

More information

Care and Problems of The Circulatory System. Chapter 17 Lesson 2

Care and Problems of The Circulatory System. Chapter 17 Lesson 2 Care and Problems of The Circulatory System Chapter 17 Lesson 2 Care of the Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems Most of the risk factors related to problems with your circulatory system are within your control.

More information

Lymphatic System. Chapter 20. Lymphatic System: Overview. Consists of two semi-independent parts:

Lymphatic System. Chapter 20. Lymphatic System: Overview. Consists of two semi-independent parts: Lymphatic System Chapter 20 Lymphatic System: Overview Consists of two semi-independent parts: A network of lymphatic vessels Lymphoid tissues and organs scattered throughout the body Returns interstitial

More information

Immunity. Humans have three types of immunity innate, adaptive, and passive: Innate Immunity

Immunity. Humans have three types of immunity innate, adaptive, and passive: Innate Immunity Immunity Humans have three types of immunity innate, adaptive, and passive: Innate Immunity Everyone is born with innate (or natural) immunity, a type of general protection. Many of the germs that affect

More information

The Immune System. How your immune system works. Organs of the Immune System

The Immune System. How your immune system works. Organs of the Immune System UW MEDICINE PATIENT EDUCATION The Immune System How your immune system works The immune system is a network of special cells, tissues, and organs that defend the body against attacks from foreign invaders,

More information

Immune System Memory Game

Immune System Memory Game Immune System Memory Game Recommended Age: 12 years old Time: 45 minutes Everyday our bodies come in contact with millions of tiny organisms and particles that could potentially make us sick. Despite this,

More information

White Blood Cells (WBCs) or Leukocytes

White Blood Cells (WBCs) or Leukocytes Lec.5 Z.H.Al-Zubaydi Medical Physiology White Blood Cells (WBCs) or Leukocytes Although leukocytes are far less numerous than red blood cells, they are important to body defense against disease. On average,

More information

The Cardiovascular System: Blood

The Cardiovascular System: Blood Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, 4th Edition Martini / Bartholomew The Cardiovascular System: Blood PowerPoint Lecture Outlines prepared by Alan Magid, Duke University Slides 1 to 54 The Functions of

More information

The Immune System: A Tutorial

The Immune System: A Tutorial The Immune System: A Tutorial Modeling and Simulation of Biological Systems 21-366B Shlomo Ta asan Images taken from http://rex.nci.nih.gov/behindthenews/uis/uisframe.htm http://copewithcytokines.de/ The

More information

Bio 20 Chapter 11 Workbook Blood and the Immune System Ms. Nyboer

Bio 20 Chapter 11 Workbook Blood and the Immune System Ms. Nyboer Bio 20 Chapter 11 Workbook Blood and the Immune System Ms. Nyboer Name: Part A: Components of Blood 1. List the 3 plasma proteins and describe the function of each Albumins osmotic balance Globulins antibodies,

More information

Blood, Lymphatic and Immune Systems

Blood, Lymphatic and Immune Systems Component 3-Terminology in Healthcare and Public Health Settings Unit 4-Blood, Lymphatic and Immune Systems This material was developed by The University of Alabama at Birmingham, funded by the Department

More information

Chapter 22: Lymphatic System and Immunity

Chapter 22: Lymphatic System and Immunity I. Lymphatic System A. Functions of the Lymphatic System - list and describe: 1. 2. 3. B. Lymphatic Vessels 1. What are lymphatic capillaries? 2. Lymphatic capillaries differ from blood capillaries in

More information

The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses

The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses o The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses Lymphatic system Anatomy Non specific defenses o The Lymphatic System Consists of two semi-independent parts Lymphatic vessels Lymphoid tissues and organs Lymphatic

More information

37 2 Blood and the Lymphatic System Slide 1 of 34

37 2 Blood and the Lymphatic System Slide 1 of 34 1 of 34 Blood is a connective tissue that contains both dissolved substances and specialized cells. 2 of 34 The functions of blood include: collecting oxygen from the lungs, nutrients from the digestive

More information

Chapter 6. Fig What are the functions of blood? What is the composition of blood? Cardiovascular System: Blood

Chapter 6. Fig What are the functions of blood? What is the composition of blood? Cardiovascular System: Blood Cardiovascular System: Blood Chapter 6 6.1 Blood: An overview What are the functions of blood? Transportation: oxygen, nutrients, wastes, carbon dioxide and hormones Defense: against invasion by pathogens

More information

BLOOD-Chp. Chp.. 6 What are the functions of blood? What is the composition of blood? 3 major types of plasma proteins

BLOOD-Chp. Chp.. 6 What are the functions of blood? What is the composition of blood? 3 major types of plasma proteins 6.1 Blood: An overview BLOOD-Chp Chp.. 6 What are the functions of blood? Transportation: oxygen, nutrients, wastes, carbon dioxide and hormones Defense: against invasion by pathogens Regulatory functions:

More information

Related KidsHealth Links

Related KidsHealth Links Grades 6 to 8 Human Body Series KidsHealth.org/classroom Teacher s Guide This guide includes: Standards Related Links Discussion Questions Activities for Students Reproducible Materials Standards This

More information

The Lymphatic System. Dr. Naim Kittana, PhD

The Lymphatic System. Dr. Naim Kittana, PhD The Lymphatic System Dr. Naim Kittana, PhD 1 Disclosure The material and the illustrations are adopted from the textbook Human Anatomy and Physiology / Ninth edition/ Eliane N. Marieb 2013 Dr. Naim Kittana,

More information

10. T and B cells are types of a. endocrine cells. c. lymphocytes. b. platelets. d. complement cells.

10. T and B cells are types of a. endocrine cells. c. lymphocytes. b. platelets. d. complement cells. Virus and Immune System Review Directions: Write your answers on a separate piece of paper. 1. Why does a cut in the skin threaten the body s nonspecific defenses against disease? a. If a cut bleeds, disease-fighting

More information

GRADE 8 STUDY PACKET IMMUNE SYSTEM SC.6.L.14.5 AA

GRADE 8 STUDY PACKET IMMUNE SYSTEM SC.6.L.14.5 AA GRADE 8 STUDY PACKET IMMUNE SYSTEM SC.6.L.14.5 AA SC.6.L.14.5 AA Identify and investigate the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestive, respiratory, circulatory, reproductive,

More information

Blood. The only fluid tissue in the human body. Classified as a connective tissue

Blood. The only fluid tissue in the human body. Classified as a connective tissue Blood The only fluid tissue in the human body Classified as a connective tissue Blood If blood is centrifuged Erythrocytes sink to the bottom Buffy coat contains leukocytes and platelets Buffy coat is

More information

Blood & Marrow Transplant Glossary. Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Patient Guide

Blood & Marrow Transplant Glossary. Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Patient Guide Blood & Marrow Transplant Glossary Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Patient Guide Glossary Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC) -- Also called "absolute granulocyte count" amount of white blood

More information

Functions of Blood. Collects O 2 from lungs, nutrients from digestive tract, and waste products from tissues Helps maintain homeostasis

Functions of Blood. Collects O 2 from lungs, nutrients from digestive tract, and waste products from tissues Helps maintain homeostasis Blood Objectives Describe the functions of blood Describe blood plasma Explain the functions of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets Summarize the process of blood clotting What is Blood?

More information

Unit 9: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems NURSING PHYSIOLOGY (NRSG237)

Unit 9: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems NURSING PHYSIOLOGY (NRSG237) Unit 9: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems Dr. Moattar Raza Rizvi NURSING PHYSIOLOGY (NRSG237) Functions: Transports Excess Interstitial Fluid Back to Bloodstream Lymphatic vessels collect lymph from loose

More information

Immuno-Oncology Therapies to Treat Lung Cancer

Immuno-Oncology Therapies to Treat Lung Cancer Immuno-Oncology Therapies to Treat Lung Cancer What you need to know ONCHQ14NP07519 Introduction: Immuno-oncology represents an innovative approach to cancer research that seeks to harness the body s own

More information

The Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System The Lymphatic System Lymphatic System Function Lymphatic System which consists of vessels and organs plays two vital roles in our lives: The vessels essentially maintain interstitial fluid levels by carrying

More information

Cardiovascular System. Blood Components

Cardiovascular System. Blood Components Cardiovascular System Blood Components 1 Components of Blood Formed elements: erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets Plasma: water, proteins, other solutes The components of blood can be divided into two

More information

Test 4 Immune System (Chapters 20 & 21)

Test 4 Immune System (Chapters 20 & 21) Test 4 Immune System (Chapters 20 & 21) Name: Date: 1) The is the largest lymphoid organ. 1) A. lymph node B. spleen C. thymus D. tonsil 2) Tonsils promote memory of pathogens by. 2) A. secreting antibodies

More information

Recognise phagocytes and lymphocytes under the light microscope;

Recognise phagocytes and lymphocytes under the light microscope; Immunity The immune system Vaccination Learning Objective Recognise phagocytes and lymphocytes under the light microscope; The following micrographs show as to how different types of phagocytes and lymphocytes

More information

Lymph capillaries, Lymphatic collecting vessels, Valves, Lymph Duct, Lymph node, Vein

Lymph capillaries, Lymphatic collecting vessels, Valves, Lymph Duct, Lymph node, Vein WLHS/A&P/Oppelt Name Lymphatic System Practice 1. Figure 12-1 provides an overview of the lymphatic vessels. First color code the following structures. Color code in Figure 12-1 Heart Veins Lymphatic vessels/lymph

More information

4. is an increased rate of red blood cell destruction. A) Sickle-cell disease B) Hemolytic anemia C) Pernicious anemia Ans: B

4. is an increased rate of red blood cell destruction. A) Sickle-cell disease B) Hemolytic anemia C) Pernicious anemia Ans: B Chapter 11: Blood 1. The hematocrit is composed mainly of A) plasma. B) white blood cells. C) platelets. D) red blood cells. 2. Fifty-five percent of blood is A) liquid. B) plasma. C) formed elements.

More information

Thibodeau: Anatomy and Physiology, 5/e. Chapter 20: Lymphatic System

Thibodeau: Anatomy and Physiology, 5/e. Chapter 20: Lymphatic System Thibodeau: Anatomy and Physiology, 5/e Chapter 20: Lymphatic System We have already established that this unit deals with transportation. Homeostasis of the internal environment and survival itself depend

More information

Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System

Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System Slide 1 Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System Slide 2 What are the major components of the lymphatic system? Slide 3 Components of the Lymphatic System 1. Lymph: a fluid similar to plasma does not have plasma

More information

ANIMALS FORM & FUNCTION BODY DEFENSES NONSPECIFIC DEFENSES PHYSICAL BARRIERS PHAGOCYTES. Animals Form & Function Activity #4 page 1

ANIMALS FORM & FUNCTION BODY DEFENSES NONSPECIFIC DEFENSES PHYSICAL BARRIERS PHAGOCYTES. Animals Form & Function Activity #4 page 1 AP BIOLOGY ANIMALS FORM & FUNCTION ACTIVITY #4 NAME DATE HOUR BODY DEFENSES NONSPECIFIC DEFENSES PHYSICAL BARRIERS PHAGOCYTES Animals Form & Function Activity #4 page 1 INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE ANTIMICROBIAL

More information

One of the more complex systems we re looking at. An immune response (a response to a pathogen) can be of two types:

One of the more complex systems we re looking at. An immune response (a response to a pathogen) can be of two types: Immune system. One of the more complex systems we re looking at. An immune response (a response to a pathogen) can be of two types: (pathogen - disease causing organism) 1) Non specific. Anything foreign

More information

Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System and Immunity

Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System and Immunity Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System and Immunity Introduction Immune system the body s defenses against pathogens that produce disease 2 types of immunity Nonspecific immune mechanisms (Innate immunity) Provide

More information

Lymphatic/Immune System Vocabulary Key

Lymphatic/Immune System Vocabulary Key Term Acquired Immunity Adenoids Antibody Antigen Axillary nodes B cell (B lymphocyte) Cervical nodes Complement system Cytokines Cytotoxic T cell Dendritic cell Helper T cell Immunity Immunoglobulins Immunotherapy

More information

Anatomy & Physiology Bio 2402 Lab Lecture. Instructor: Daryl Beatty Lab 4 A&P 2 Lymphatic System

Anatomy & Physiology Bio 2402 Lab Lecture. Instructor: Daryl Beatty Lab 4 A&P 2 Lymphatic System Anatomy & Physiology Bio 2402 Lab Lecture Instructor: Daryl Beatty Lab 4 A&P 2 Lymphatic System 20 The Lymphatic System Lymphatic System: Overview Consists of two semi-independent parts: A network of lymphatic

More information

Granulocytes vs. Agranulocytes

Granulocytes vs. Agranulocytes Leukocytes are white blood cells (AKA colorless (non-pigmented) blood cells). (Much) smaller in number than RBCs. Unlike RBCs, there are several different types of WBCs. All contain a visible nucleus.

More information

Chapter 17A: Adaptive Immunity Part I

Chapter 17A: Adaptive Immunity Part I Chapter 17A: Adaptive Immunity Part I 1. Overview of Adaptive Immunity 2. T and B Cell Production 3. Antigens & Antigen Presentation 4. Helper T cells 1. Overview of Adaptive Immunity The Nature of Adaptive

More information

Laboratory 12 Blood Cells

Laboratory 12 Blood Cells Laboratory 12 Blood Cells Objectives: Identify microscopically each of the following: erythrocytes (red blood cells or RBCs), the five types of leukocytes (white blood cells or WBCs), and thrombocytes

More information

The Cardiovascular System: The Blood

The Cardiovascular System: The Blood The Cardiovascular System: The Blood Cells of the body are serviced by 2 fluids blood composed of plasma and a variety of cells transports nutrients and wastes interstitial fluid Fluids of the Body bathes

More information

Name Date Class. This section explains what kinds of organisms cause infectious disease and how infectious diseases are spread.

Name Date Class. This section explains what kinds of organisms cause infectious disease and how infectious diseases are spread. Fighting Disease Name Date Class Infectious Disease This section explains what kinds of organisms cause infectious disease and how infectious diseases are spread. Use Target Reading Skills Before you read,

More information

HEMATOPOEITIC SYSTEM:

HEMATOPOEITIC SYSTEM: HEMATOPOEITIC SYSTEM: Blood cells Bone Marrow Spleen Thymus Lymph nodes Giemsa stained human blood smear with Red blood cells, platelets, neutrophil, lymphocyte Giemsa stained human blood smear with

More information

MANAGING ANEMIA. When You Have Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure. www.kidney.org

MANAGING ANEMIA. When You Have Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure. www.kidney.org MANAGING ANEMIA When You Have Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure www.kidney.org About the Information in this Booklet Did you know that the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) offers guidelines and commentaries

More information

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, 5e (Martini/Nath) Chapter 14 The Lymphoid System and Immunity. Multiple-Choice Questions

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, 5e (Martini/Nath) Chapter 14 The Lymphoid System and Immunity. Multiple-Choice Questions Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, 5e (Martini/Nath) Chapter 14 The Lymphoid System and Immunity Multiple-Choice Questions 1) The lymphoid system is composed of A) lymphatic vessels. B) lymph nodes.

More information

POINTS EARNED COMPLETED. 1) Why we need blood crossword (teacher gives) 2) Worksheets 6-3 Red Blood Cells (teacher gives) 3) Hematopoiesis Flow Chart

POINTS EARNED COMPLETED. 1) Why we need blood crossword (teacher gives) 2) Worksheets 6-3 Red Blood Cells (teacher gives) 3) Hematopoiesis Flow Chart Human Anatomy Unit 8 Chapter 11+13 Blood and Lymph Name P. Date Turn you unit work in by day of test or one day after for chance at full credit. After that, max points = half credit. GET ANY INCOMPLETE

More information

Psychoneuroimmunology. Josée L. Jarry, Ph.D. Health Psychology, psy333 Department of Psychology University of Toronto September 30, 2002

Psychoneuroimmunology. Josée L. Jarry, Ph.D. Health Psychology, psy333 Department of Psychology University of Toronto September 30, 2002 Psychoneuroimmunology Josée L. Jarry, Ph.D. Health Psychology, psy333 Department of Psychology University of Toronto September 30, 2002 Psychoneuroimmunology - Definition The study of the link between

More information

CHAPTER 16: LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND IMMUNITY OBJECTIVES. Transport excess tissue fluid back to blood stream

CHAPTER 16: LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND IMMUNITY OBJECTIVES. Transport excess tissue fluid back to blood stream CHAPTER 16: LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND IMMUNITY OBJECTIVES 1. Name the organs that compose the lymphatic system and give three general functions performed by this system. Control Disease Bone Marrow Thymus Transport

More information

Biology 2402 A & P II Exam 2 Notes - Cardiovascular System : Blood Ch 12

Biology 2402 A & P II Exam 2 Notes - Cardiovascular System : Blood Ch 12 Biology 2402 A & P II Exam 2 Notes - Cardiovascular System : Blood Ch 12 Cardiovascular system links all cells with the environment. Composed of 12.1 - heart, a pump that produces pressure to move fluid

More information

The Structure and Function of the Lymphatic System

The Structure and Function of the Lymphatic System The Structure and Function of the Lymphatic System The lymphatic system runs though the body and is made up of organs and lymphatic tissue, this includes organs like the spleen and thymus and also lymphatic

More information

The Body s Defenses CHAPTER 24

The Body s Defenses CHAPTER 24 CHAPTER 24 The Body s Defenses PowerPoint Lectures for Essential Biology, Third Edition Neil Campbell, Jane Reece, and Eric Simon Essential Biology with Physiology, Second Edition Neil Campbell, Jane Reece,

More information

Immunity Unit Test Z

Immunity Unit Test Z Immunity Unit Test Z Name MB Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Which of the pathogens in Figure 31.1 cause disease by taking over healthy

More information

SEER Training Modules

SEER Training Modules http://training.seer.cancer.gov/anatomy/lymphatic/ WiRED International wishes to thank the National Cancer Institute for use of this information. SEER Training Modules Introduction to the Lymphatic System

More information

Name (print) Name (signature) Period. (Total 30 points)

Name (print) Name (signature) Period. (Total 30 points) AP Biology Worksheet Chapter 43 The Immune System Lambdin April 4, 2011 Due Date: Thurs. April 7, 2011 You may use the following: Text Notes Power point Internet One other person in class "On my honor,

More information

The Lymphatic System and Immunity

The Lymphatic System and Immunity 14 The Lymphatic System and Immunity FOCUS: The lymphatic system includes lymph, lymphocytes, lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, tonsils, the spleen and the thymus gland. The lymphatic system helps maintain

More information

Human Circulatory System + Blood. Agha Zohaib Khan

Human Circulatory System + Blood. Agha Zohaib Khan Human Circulatory System + Blood Agha Zohaib Khan 2 Agha ZuhaibKhan ::: www.css.theazkp.com Introduction The human circulatory system functions to transport blood and oxygen from the lungs to the various

More information

Microbiology AN INTRODUCTION EIGHTH EDITION

Microbiology AN INTRODUCTION EIGHTH EDITION TORTORA FUNKE CASE Microbiology AN INTRODUCTION EIGHTH EDITION Differentiate between innate and acquired immunity. Chapter 17 Specific Defenses of the Host: The Immune Response B.E Pruitt & Jane J. Stein

More information

Supplemental Material CBE Life Sciences Education. Su et al.

Supplemental Material CBE Life Sciences Education. Su et al. Supplemental Material CBE Life Sciences Education Su et al. APPENDIX Human Body's Immune System Test This test consists of 31 questions, with only 1 answer to be selected for each question. Please select

More information

The Immune System and Disease

The Immune System and Disease Chapter 40 The Immune System and Disease Section 40 1 Infectious Disease (pages 1029 1033) This section describes the causes of disease and explains how infectious diseases are transmitted Introduction

More information

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM. A group of organs and tissues that collect fluid that leaks from blood and returns it to the blood.

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM. A group of organs and tissues that collect fluid that leaks from blood and returns it to the blood. LYMPHATIC SYSTEM A group of organs and tissues that collect fluid that leaks from blood and returns it to the blood. The lymphatic system is also part of the body s defense against disease. The lymph capillaries

More information

What Does My Bone Marrow Do?

What Does My Bone Marrow Do? What Does My Bone Marrow Do? the myelodysplastic syndromes foundation, inc. Illustrations by Kirk Moldoff Published by The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc. First Edition, 2009. 2012. Table of

More information

I. Lymphatic System A. Lymphatic Vessels (Lymphatics) 1. Lymphatic Capillaries (Terminal Lymphatics) a. Absent in the following areas: 1) Avascular

I. Lymphatic System A. Lymphatic Vessels (Lymphatics) 1. Lymphatic Capillaries (Terminal Lymphatics) a. Absent in the following areas: 1) Avascular I. Lymphatic System A. Lymphatic Vessels (Lymphatics) 1. Lymphatic Capillaries (Terminal Lymphatics) a. Absent in the following areas: 1) Avascular Tissue 2) Central Nervous System 3) Bone 4) Bone Marrow

More information

2) Macrophages function to engulf and present antigen to other immune cells.

2) Macrophages function to engulf and present antigen to other immune cells. Immunology The immune system has specificity and memory. It specifically recognizes different antigens and has memory for these same antigens the next time they are encountered. The Cellular Components

More information

Thymus Cancer. This reference summary will help you better understand what thymus cancer is and what treatment options are available.

Thymus Cancer. This reference summary will help you better understand what thymus cancer is and what treatment options are available. Thymus Cancer Introduction Thymus cancer is a rare cancer. It starts in the small organ that lies in the upper chest under the breastbone. The thymus makes white blood cells that protect the body against

More information

Figure 14.2 Overview of Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Figure 14.2 Overview of Innate and Adaptive Immunity I M M U N I T Y Innate (inborn) Immunity does not distinguish one pathogen from another Figure 14.2 Overview of Innate and Adaptive Immunity Our first line of defense includes physical and chemical barriers

More information

CHAPTER 35 HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM STANDARDS:SC.912.L.14.52 & SC.912.L.14.6

CHAPTER 35 HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM STANDARDS:SC.912.L.14.52 & SC.912.L.14.6 CHAPTER 35 HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM STANDARDS:SC.912.L.14.52 & SC.912.L.14.6 SECTION 1 - Infectious Disease 1.Identify the causes of infectious disease. 2.Explain how infectious diseases are spread. Causes

More information

The Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System The Lymphatic System network of tissues, organs and vessels that help to maintain the body s fluid balance & protect it from pathogens lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, tonsils, etc without

More information

CLL. Handheld record. Stockport NHS foundation trust

CLL. Handheld record. Stockport NHS foundation trust CLL 2015 Handheld record Contains- Patient information booklet, details of haematology clinic assessment and ongoing clinical assessment at GP surgery Stockport NHS foundation trust You have been diagnosed

More information

Blood. Functions of Blood. Components of Blood. Transporting. Distributing body heat. A type of connective tissue. Formed elements.

Blood. Functions of Blood. Components of Blood. Transporting. Distributing body heat. A type of connective tissue. Formed elements. Blood Functions of Blood Transporting nutrients respiratory gases waste products Distributing body heat Components of Blood A type of connective tissue Formed elements Living blood cells Plasma Nonliving

More information

Types of Hypersensitivity. Type I: Allergic Reactions. more on Allergic Reactions

Types of Hypersensitivity. Type I: Allergic Reactions. more on Allergic Reactions Chapter 19: Disorders of the Immune System 1. Hypersensitivity 2. Autoimmunity 3. Transplant Rejection 1. Hypersensitivity What is Hypersensitivity? Hypersensitivity is an immunological state in which

More information

Leukemias and Lymphomas: A primer

Leukemias and Lymphomas: A primer Leukemias and Lymphomas: A primer Normal blood contains circulating white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets 700 red cells (oxygen) 1 white cell Neutrophils (60%) bacterial infection Lymphocytes

More information

Chapter 43: The Immune System

Chapter 43: The Immune System Name Period Our students consider this chapter to be a particularly challenging and important one. Expect to work your way slowly through the first three concepts. Take particular care with Concepts 43.2

More information

5 REASONS WHY THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR HEALTH & BEAUTY AND HOW SKIN BRUSHING HELPS

5 REASONS WHY THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR HEALTH & BEAUTY AND HOW SKIN BRUSHING HELPS 5 REASONS WHY THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR HEALTH & BEAUTY AND HOW SKIN BRUSHING HELPS IMPORTANCE OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM & HOW SKIN BRUSHING HELPS THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM The lymphatic system

More information

specific B cells Humoral immunity lymphocytes antibodies B cells bone marrow Cell-mediated immunity: T cells antibodies proteins

specific B cells Humoral immunity lymphocytes antibodies B cells bone marrow Cell-mediated immunity: T cells antibodies proteins Adaptive Immunity Chapter 17: Adaptive (specific) Immunity Bio 139 Dr. Amy Rogers Host defenses that are specific to a particular infectious agent Can be innate or genetic for humans as a group: most microbes

More information

co-sponsored by the Health & Physical Education Department, the Health Services Office, and the Student Development Center

co-sponsored by the Health & Physical Education Department, the Health Services Office, and the Student Development Center Cancer is a group of more than 100 related diseases. Normally, cells grow and divide to produce more cells to keep the body healthy. Sometimes, this process goes wrong. New cells form when the body doesn

More information

Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma

Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma Produced 28.02.2011 Revision due 28.02.2013 Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma Lymphoma is a cancer of cells called lymphocytes. These cells are part of our immune system, which helps us to fight off infections.

More information

SCRIPT NUMBER 102 PNEUMONIA-2 (TWO SPEAKERS)

SCRIPT NUMBER 102 PNEUMONIA-2 (TWO SPEAKERS) SCRIPT NUMBER 102 PNEUMONIA-2 (TWO SPEAKERS) PROGRAM NAME: HEALTH NUGGETS PROGRAM TITLE: PNEUMONIA-2 PROGRAM NUMBER: 102 SUBJECT: SYMPTOMS, PHYSIOLOGY, CAUSES, PREVENTION OF PNEUMONIA KEY WORDS: MUCUS,

More information

The Circulatory System. Chapter 17 Lesson 1

The Circulatory System. Chapter 17 Lesson 1 The Circulatory System Chapter 17 Lesson 1 Functions of the Circulatory System Your circulatory system maintains an internal environment in which all the cells in your body are nourished. As your heart

More information

Overview of the Cattle Immune System 1

Overview of the Cattle Immune System 1 Oregon State University BEEF043 Beef Cattle Library Beef Cattle Sciences Overview of the Cattle Immune System 1 Reinaldo F. Cooke 2 Introduction On average, the U.S. cattle industry loses more than $1

More information

Multiple Myeloma. This reference summary will help you understand multiple myeloma and its treatment options.

Multiple Myeloma. This reference summary will help you understand multiple myeloma and its treatment options. Multiple Myeloma Introduction Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects white blood cells. Each year, thousands of people find out that they have multiple myeloma. This reference summary will help

More information

Microbiology 532 Immunology Examination KEY October 30, 2003

Microbiology 532 Immunology Examination KEY October 30, 2003 KEY October 30, 2003 All questions have equal point value. You may keep the test questions. Multiple Choice (choose the best answer) 1. Receptors associated with innate immunity recognize microbes by detecting:

More information

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia Introduction Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. The increased number of these cells leads to overcrowding of healthy blood cells. As a result, the healthy cells are not

More information

Hepatitis C. Laboratory Tests and Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C. Laboratory Tests and Hepatitis C Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests and Hepatitis C If you have hepatitis C, your doctor will use laboratory tests to check your health. This handout will help you understand what the major tests are and what

More information

Chapter 19 Ci C r i cula l t a i t o i n

Chapter 19 Ci C r i cula l t a i t o i n Chapter 19 Circulation A closed system Circulatory System Consisting of Heart, Arteries, Veins, Capillaries, Blood & the Lymphatic system Blood Make up The blood is made up of Plasma and three main types

More information

Symptoms of non-hodgkin lymphoma

Symptoms of non-hodgkin lymphoma Produced 28.02.2011 Revision due 28.02.2013 Symptoms of non-hodgkin lymphoma Lymphoma is a cancer of cells called lymphocytes. These cells are part of our immune system, which helps us to fight off infections.

More information

The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses The Lymphatic System Consists of two semi-independent parts Lymphatic vessels Lymphoid tissues and organs

The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses The Lymphatic System Consists of two semi-independent parts Lymphatic vessels Lymphoid tissues and organs The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses The Lymphatic System Consists of two semi-independent parts Lymphatic vessels Lymphoid tissues and organs Lymphatic system functions Transports escaped fluids back

More information

Anaemia Patient information

Anaemia Patient information Anaemia Patient information What is anaemia? Anaemia is the result of either not having enough red cells to take oxygen around the body, or having faulty red cells that are unable to carry enough oxygen.

More information

Exercise 9: Blood. Readings: Silverthorn 5 th ed, 547 558, 804 805; 6 th ed, 545 557, 825 826.

Exercise 9: Blood. Readings: Silverthorn 5 th ed, 547 558, 804 805; 6 th ed, 545 557, 825 826. Exercise 9: Blood Readings: Silverthorn 5 th ed, 547 558, 804 805; 6 th ed, 545 557, 825 826. Blood Typing The membranes of human red blood cells (RBCs) contain a variety of cell surface proteins called

More information

Just as a plumbing system carries water through a series of

Just as a plumbing system carries water through a series of 37 2 Blood and the Lymphatic System Just as a plumbing system carries water through a series of pipes to different parts of a house, the circulatory system carries blood through a series of blood vessels

More information

The Human Immune System

The Human Immune System The Human Immune System What is the immune system? The body s defense against disease causing organisms, malfunctioning cells, and foreign particles The First Line of Defense Skin The dead, outer layer

More information

What Do Those Lab Tests Mean?

What Do Those Lab Tests Mean? What Do Those Lab Tests Mean? This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian. The results of laboratory tests on a patient

More information

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Introduction Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer of the lymphocytes (a kind of white blood cell). The variant of this disease in which there are not

More information

Chapter 22a Lymphatic System

Chapter 22a Lymphatic System Chapter 22a Lymphatic System The function of the lymphatic system is to maintain blood volume by picking up fluid from the interstitial environment and returning it to circulation. This amounts to about

More information

The River of Life. Blood. Chapter 17

The River of Life. Blood. Chapter 17 The River of Life Blood Chapter 17 Overview: Blood Composition and Function Describe the composition and physical characteristics of whole blood. Explain why it is classified as a connective tissue.! List

More information