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02. SPECIFIC IMMUNITY

  1) SPECIFIC IMMUNE RESPONSE is a physiological response to foreign material and acts to eliminate the nonself.   2) The main cell involved is the SMALL LYMPHOCYTE   Beneficial & harmful effect of specific immune response   Beneficial effects Harmful effects 1. protects from infection 2. removes altered & old red cells, necrotic tissue …

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01. Specific vs. Non-specific immunity

IMMUNOLOGY– study of the immune response IMMUNE RESPONSE: capable of recognizing foreign material and eliminating it from the body. There are 2 types of immune responses   Non-specific immunity or Innate immunity Specific immunity or Acquired immunity Present @ birth Not specific to the pathogen Has no memory Present in invertebrates and vertebrates develops after …

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Endocrinology

    01. General Endocrinology 02. Pituitary and Hypothalamus I 03. Hypophysiotropic hormones ( Hypothalamic Hormones )Hypothalamus & Pituitary II 04. Anterior Pituitary Hormones (Hypothalamus & Pituitary) III  

04. Anterior Pituitary Hormones (Hypothalamus & Pituitary) III

  Anterior Pituitary Hormones-Pharmacological use     FSH LH Stimulates oogenesis & spermatogenesis Prepare from urine post menopausal women Lack, due to pituitary GnRH↓ lead to  infertility       Secret by placenta & taken from urine of pregnant mother Lack due to pituitary ↓GNRH,lead to Infertility(both sexes) Use to treat Crypto-orchidism [unsdesend testes] Precipitate …

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03. Hypophysiotropic hormones ( Hypothalamic Hormones )Hypothalamus & Pituitary II

Tropic hormone – stimulate hormone secretion from another gland Secretions of pituitary gland is controlled by neural and chemical signals Posterior pituitary – Neural signals Anterior pituitary – Chemical signals – Hypophysiotropic hormones ( Synthesized by the hypothalamic nucleus which are carried to anterior pituitary by the portal hypophyseal blood vessels) Hypophysiotropic hormones ( Hypothalamic …

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