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Immune Response and Pathogen

Immediately following a break in the skin, phagocytes engulf bacteria within the wound. This is an example of an _________ immune response which is __________ against a pathogen.

A. adaptive, specific
B. innate, specific
C. innate, nonspecific
D. adaptive, nonspecific

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QUESTION:

Immediately following a break in the skin, phagocytes engulf bacteria within the wound. This is an example of an _________ immune response which is __________ against a pathogen.

A. adaptive, specific
B. innate, specific
C. innate, nonspecific
D. adaptive, nonspecific

The correct answer is (C) innate, nonspecific.

Why? Because adaptive immunity mounts a response ...

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