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Discuss the role of the immune system in protecting the body from the pathogenic and non-pathogenic microbes selected in Module 1 and 2.
How would the body's immune response differ if it was previously exposed to the same pathogen 2 years ago as compared to an initial exposure?

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Immune system

The purpose of the immune system is to keep infectious microorganism out of the body, and destroy any infectious microorganisms that do invade the body. The organs involved with the immune system are the lymphoid organs that affect growth, development, and the release of lymphocyte. The lymphoid organs play a role in the production and activation of lymphocytes. Lymphocytes is a type of infection that fight the white blood cell and is vital to an effective immune system. It patrols the body for infectious microbes. The two most well known lymphocytes are the B and T cells. B cells are derived from the bone marrow and T cells are derived from ...

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The purpose of the immune system is to keep infectious microorganism out of the body, and destroy any infectious microorganisms that do invade the body. The organs involved with the immune system are the lymphoid organs that affect growth, development, and the release of lymphocyte. The lymphoid organs play a role in the production and activation of lymphocytes. Lymphocytes is a type of infection that fight the white blood cell and is vital to an effective immune system. It patrols the body for infectious microbes. The two most well known lymphocytes are the B and T cells. B cells are derived from the bone marrow and T cells are derived from the thymus. Both of these lymphocytes recognize and attack infectious microorganisms.

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