11.60: Barriers to Pathogens Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Barriers to Pathogens MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English cilia Tiny finger-like projections; in the mucous membranes they move in waves and sweep mucus and trapped pathogens toward body openings. mucous membrane Lining of inner body surfaces and body openings that produces mucus. mucus Sticky, moist substance that traps pathogens and debris. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Explains the body's first line of defense against pathogens, such as the skin and body fluids. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Barriers to Pathogens - Advanced Barriers to Pathogens Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: Cilia mucous membranes mucus (2 more) SCI.BIO.941.L.2 SCI.LSC.941.L.1 Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.941 (Barriers to Pathogens) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.