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  1. Protective mechanisms such as external barriers and bodily secretions are components of ____________ immunity.
  1. The key cells involved in developing adaptive or acquired immunity are _______________.
  1. The immunologic principle involved with the ability of a vaccine to prevent disease is _______________.
  1. The immunoglobulin responsible for defense against infection during the first few weeks of life is ________.
  1. The first immunoglobulin to respond to an infection is ________.
  1. The immunoglobulin involved in allergic reactions is ________.
  1. The migration of neutrophils, or polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs), to the site of an invading microbe is referred to as _______________.
  1. Heparin, histamine and serotonin, which intensify inflammation are released by _______________.
  1. Lymphocytes that are effectors of cell-mediated immunity are called __________.
  1. T-cells mature in which of the following organs?
  1. Immune complex reactions are categorized into which type of immune hypersensitivity?
  1. The composition of undisturbed plaque changes from gram-positive coccoid and filamentous bacteria to gram-negative rods and spirochetes.
  1. The bacterial pathogens most often associated with destructive periodontitis make up the __________ complex.
  1. The primary pro-inflammatory cytokine is _______________.
  1. The T-cell predominates in the ____________ stage of periodontal disease.