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1. Anaphylatoxins
The C3a and C5a fractions during complement fixation. They act to mimic some of the reactions of anaphylaxis and can induce the release of histamine from mast cell s. C5a is also chemotactic for neutrophil s and monocyte s.

2. Inflammatory response
The body's reaction to invading infectious microorganisms; includes an increase in blood flow to the affected area, the release of chemicals that draw white blood cells, an increased flow of plasma, and the arrival of monocytes to clean up the debris.

3. Leukocyte (white blood cell)
A pale, nucleated cell that acts as a part of the immune system by destroying invading cells and removing debris. See also granulocyte , lymphocyte , macrophage and monocyte .

4. Macrophages
A type of white blood cell derived from monocytes that engulf invading antigenic molecules, viruses , and microorganisms and then display fragments of the antigen to activate helper T cells ; ultimately stimulating the production of antibodies against the antigen.

5. Monocyte
A type of large, round leukocyte that engulfs and breaks down debris and invading cells. monocytes are formed in bone marrow and have round or kidney-shaped nuclei.

6. Monocytes
White blood cells that clean up dead viruses, bacteria, and fungi and dispose of dead cells and debris at the end of the inflammatory response .

7. Phagocytes
White blood cells that can engulf (by phagocytosis) and destroy microorganisms including viruses and bacteria; cells in this category include neutrophils and monocytes.

8. SRS-A (slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis)
This is a mixture of molecules called leukotrienes which are formed by the mast cells, from the metabolism of arachidonic acid . SRS-A is a potent chemotactic agent affecting neutrophil s, eosinophil s, and monocyte s.

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