The function of the immune system is to prevent, detect and stop infection within the organism. The immune system has innate immune cells for rapid response in a generic capacity and adaptive immune cells that attack spe... More »

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Some examples of immune disorders include multiple sclerosis, Type 1 diabetes mellitus, inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, Guillain-Barre syndrome, vasculitis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Grave's disease, according to We... More »

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As of 2015, there is no scientific consensus as to the cause of ulcerative colitis, according to Mayo Clinic. Previously experts believed factors such as stress and diet caused colitis, but they now know these factors on... More »

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The main function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph, which is a clear fluid containing white blood cells, throughout the body. This function helps the body rid itself of toxins and fight diseases. More »

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The main function of the circulatory system is transporting blood, oxygen, hormones, nutrients and other important substances throughout the body. The circulatory system is actually two separate systems of circulation, p... More »

The main function of the immune system is to protect the human body against disease and other foreign bodies. The human immune system is a complex system that can identify threats to human health, distinguish these threa... More »

The main function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph fluid throughout the body, which in turn helps with the functions of the immune system. The main parts of the lymphatic system are the lymph nodes, lymph ve... More »