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11.60: Barriers to Pathogens

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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cilia

cilia

Tiny finger-like projections; in the mucous membranes they move in waves and sweep mucus and trapped pathogens toward body openings.
mucous membrane

mucous membrane

Lining of inner body surfaces and body openings that produces mucus.
mucus

mucus

Sticky, moist substance that traps pathogens and debris.

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Difficulty Level:

At Grade

Grades:

7 , 8

Date Created:

Nov 29, 2012

Last Modified:

Jan 30, 2016
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