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11.Lactoferrin is a protein that binds with iron and is secreted from neutrophils.
12.Chemotaxis refers to the ability of leukocytes to squeeze through small capillary pores.
13.Fever results from neurological activity in the cerebellum.
14.Endogenous pyrogens released by macrophages cause the hypothalamus to elevate body temperature during times of infection.
15.Diapedesis refers to the chemical attraction of phagocytes to areas of injury, inflammation, or bacterial invasion.
16.Phagocytes can destroy foreign microbes only after they have engulfed these invaders.
17.Interleukin 1, interleukin 6 and tumor necrosis factor all function as endogenous pyrogens, which induce the development of a fever.
18.Viral-blocking enzymes induced by interferon are activated only upon viral invasion of the cell.
19.Interferon is released only from phagocytic cells that have been invaded by viruses.
20.Thymosin is a hormone produced by the thyroid gland and it stimulates the formation of T cells.