Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 16 - Innate Host Defenses - Self Quiz - Page 496: 15


(d) Pyrogen (e) Chronic inflammation (f) Leukocytosis (b) Acute inflammation (c) Edema (a) Bradykinin

Work Step by Step

The following terms of inflamation are defined as: Pyrogen- Fever-causing substance Chronic inflammation- Long-term inflammation that attempts to destroy and/or confine the region of inflammation Leukocytosis- Damaged cells release cytokines that trigger the production and infiltration of leukocytes to the inflammation site Acute inflammation- Short-term inflammation that kills invading microbes, clears tissue debris, and repairs tissue injury Edema- Fluid accumulation around injured cells causing swelling Bradykinin- Small peptide released at injured site that is responsible for pain sensation
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