Acquired immune system
The part of the immune system that orchestrates all of this develops as a person grows and is known as the acquired immune system. It “remembers” foreign antigens, or proteins, so that it can fight them if they come back. It employs white blood cells called lymphocytes.
Source: NIAMS (NIH)1
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- Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Autoinflammatory/ default.asp
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