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Which structure acts as a physical barrier that prevents invading organisms?
Then, which structure acts as a physical barrier?
The epidermis is the uppermost or epithelial layer of the skin. It acts as a physical barrier, preventing loss of water from the body, and preventing entry of substances and organisms into the body.
Furthermore, what medication is capable of inhibiting growth of or killing bacteria?
|antibiotics||medications capable of inhibiting growth, or killing pathogenic bacterial microorganisms.|
|antibody||A disease-fighting protein created by the immune system in response to the presence of a specific antigen.|
|antifungal||An agent that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.|
One may also ask, what kind of drug is used either as an immunosuppressant or as an antineoplastic?
Med Term Chapter 6 Review
|corticosteroid drug||hormone-like preparation used primarily as an anti-inflammatory and as an immunosuppressant|
|cytotoxic drug||kills or damages cells; used as an immunosuppressant and as an antineoplastic|
|antineoplastic||blocks the growth of neoplasms and is used to treat cancer|
Which medication is administered to prevent the rejection of donor tissue?
Immunosuppressants are drugs or medicines that lower the body's ability to reject a transplanted organ.