• anonymous
Describe the various defense mechanisms your body has to fight pathogens, nonspecific and specific. How does not washing your hands properly affect these mechanisms?
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  • anonymous
Adaptive immune system: fights specific pathogen when it has recieved two signals to start. Innate immune system: Continously fights pathogens and canccergenic cells aswell as parasites. How does not washing your hands properly affect these mechanisms? - It doesn't as long as you don't itch your eyes, put your fingers in your mouth or any other body openings.

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