In this lesson, we introduce the anatomy (structure) and physiology (functions and relationships) of the immune system, lymphatic system and microbiome.
Gain an understanding of the foundational anatomy and physiology of the immune system, lymphatic system and microbiome.
Describe the immune system and its functions. Discuss the many components of the immune and lymphatic systems and how they interact with many systems in the body. Describe two primary types of immunity and their significance. Explain what the lymphatic system does and how it works. Discuss the microbiome and its significance.
adaptive immunity, adenoids, bone marrow, cell-mediated adaptive immunity, GALT, gut-brain axis, humoral adaptive immunity, immune system, innate immunity, leukocytes, lymphatic fluid (lymph), lymph nodes, lymph vessels, lymphatic system, microbe, microbiome, spleen, thymus gland, tonsils
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