What is Immunology ?

 What is Immunology ?

Answer-We recognize that the immune system is an integrated network of cells, molecules, and organs, and that each component relies on the rest to function properly. The detail study of these immune system and related cells called Immunology.

What is the meaning of immunology?

Answer-The Latin term immunis, meaning "exempt," is the source of the English word immunity, a state of protection from infectious disease.

What is the role of immunology?

Answer-Role of immunology is to clean up our body from infectious particles by fighting them with the help of certain immune system cells. 

What does an immunologist do?

Answer-Actually mmunologist find out the actual mechanism of fighting immune cells to the foreign particles ,how immune cells work, how immune system keep our body free from our diseases.

What are the branches of immunology?

1.Classical immunology
2.Clinical immunology
3.Computational immunology
4.Diagnostic immunology
5.Evolutionary immunology
6.Systems immunology
13.Nutritional immunology
15.Reproductive immunology
16.Circadian immunology
19.Tissue-based immunology
20.Testicular immunology 
22.Intravascular immunology
24.Mucosal immunology 
25.Respiratory tract antimicrobial defense system
28.Cancer immunology/Immunooncology

What are the types of immunity?

What is Immunology ?
Types of immunity

Who is the father of immunology?

Answer-The term "father of immunity" is often attributed to Edward Jenner, a British physician famous for developing the smallpox vaccine in the late 18th century. Jenner's work laid the foundation for the immune system by presenting the concept of vaccination It has long developed as a scientific discipline, and many researchers and scientists have made significant contributions to its development Though often taken Jenner is acknowledged for his pioneering work, but others, such as Louis Pasteur and Emil von Behring, have also made significant contributions to the understanding of the immune system.

What are the 5 parts of the immune system?

Answer-1.White Blood Cells
3.Complement system
4.Mucosal System

What are the 10 organs of the immune system?

Answer-Basically immune system organs are divided into two part-

1.Primary Lymphoid organ -

  1. Thymus
  2.  Bone Marrow 
  3.  Bursa of Fabricius (In Bird)

2.secondary lymphoid organ-

  1. Spleen
  2.  Lymph node
  3. MALT(Mucous associated lymphoid Tissue)
  4. GALT (Gut associated lymphoid Tissue)
  5. NALT (Nasal associated lymphoid Tissue)
  6.  Peyer's Patches 
  7.  Adenoids
  8. Tonsils

Which is a phagocyte?

Answer-Phagocytes are certain WBCs who Engulf the foreign particles ,lyse them and present to other immune cells. Phagocyte cells are Neutrophil ,Macrophage ,Dendritic cells

What is a macrophage?

Answer-Macrophage is the Cell of WBCs i.e. Monocyte (When monocyte reside in tissue then it called as tissue macrophage)

Which WBC are macrophages?


Is phagocyte a bacteria?

Answer-No Phagocyte is not a bacteria. It is a WBCs who engulf microorganisms.

Is WBC a phagocyte?

Answer-All WBCs are not phagocytes. Some of them are phagocyte like Neutrophil ,Macrophage ,Dendritic cells.

Are T-cells phagocytic?


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