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John Smith
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
Calor, rubor, tumor, dolor, functio laesa

The 5 cardinal signs of inflammation are calor (heat), rubor (redness), tumor (swelling), Dolor (pain), and functio laesa (loss of function)

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Chachelly
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
Hemostasis

Vasodilation and its resulting increased blood flow causes the redness (RUBOR) and increased heat (CALOR). Increased permeability of the blood vessels results in an EXUDATION...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
False

Only the living will mount an inflammation. Dead tissue cannot mount an inflammatory response.

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D. Ronald, Writer
Answered: Sep 11, 2018
The cells of phagocytosis are the type of cell that has the ability to ingest foreign particles. It engulfs foreign bodies by extending its cytoplasm. Most phagocytes involved in acute...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Dec 07, 2017

Why not vasodilation? Because the vessel has to be dilated so that more blood can flow

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Jan 04, 2019
If someone has an abscess, this means that they are a raised area on the skin that is filled with pus or other debris. It is tender to the touch and may be very painful. Typically, a health care...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
Suppurative inflammation -suppurative inflammation contains large amounts of purulent exudate (pus) and consist of primarily pmns (acute inflammation) which is seen around 24 hours. suppurative...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
To make tasty-antibody opsonization is the process by which a pathogen is marked for ingestion and destruction by a phagocyte. opsonization involves the binding of an opsonin, i.e., antibody, to a...Read More

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Chachelly
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
Lymphangitis

Lymphangitis-- is an inflammation of the lymphatic channels that occurs as a result of infection at a site distal to the channel. The most common cause of lymphangitis in...Read More

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Tburger
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
False

Macrophages are motile and phagocytic, epithelioid cells are immobile and produce secretory products that act as mediators of inflammation.

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
The inflammatory process starts with an injury. for example, you were outside pruning your roses and one of the thorns pricked you. macrophages and mast cells are activated. mast cells go to the...Read More

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