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    Immune Response and Pathogen

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    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 ...

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