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The Immune System

  • Introduction
    • Definition of immunity
  • Classification of Immune Responses
    • Innate immunity and adaptive immunity
  • Innate Immunity
    • Barriers to Infection
      • Mechanical
      • Chemical
      • Physiological

The Immune System

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Immune System Introduction 0:28
    • Body Defends Itself from Anything Foreign
    • What Immunity Constitutes
    • Immune Responses Can be Classified as Nonspecific or Specific
    • Nonspecific Immune Response
    • Specific Immune Response
    • Physiological Barriers
  • The Immune System 3:18
    • Innate Immune Response
    • Adaptive Immune Response
  • Immunity 4:47
    • Immunology
    • Immunity
    • Immune System
  • Barriers to Infection - Mechanical 6:41
    • Physical Barriers
    • Epithelial Surfaces
    • Mucosal Surfaces
    • Muco-ciliary Escalator
  • Barriers to Infection - Chemical 11:25
    • Enzymes
    • pH
    • Lung
  • Physiological Barriers 14:56
  • The Immune System 16:52
  • Example 1 17:15