Recognise Healthy Body Systems - Section 3b 13DEC17

Protection from infection

This is not always possible as you are always going to be exposed to germs and other molecules that could make you ill. However, you can increase your strength of defence by following the general health tips.

Some ways your body tries to protect itself from infection:

1. The lymphatic system has infection fighting white cells

2. The integumentary system – skin covers the whole body and is the first line of defence for the immune system 3. The Immune system - A complex system that is responsible for protecting us from everything foreign

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