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11.63: B and T Cell Response

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antibody

Large, Y-shaped protein produced by B cells that recognizes and binds to a specific antigen.

antigen

Protein that is recognized as foreign and causes an immune response.

B cell

Type of white blood cell that fights infections by forming antibodies.

helper T cell

Cell that releases chemicals that control the immune response.

killer T cell

Cell that destroys infected, damaged, or cancerous body cells.

phagocyte

Type of white blood cell that ingests and destroys pathogens and dead cells.

T cell

Cells involved in the immune response in which cells infected with pathogens are destroyed.

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