[ kăt′ə-fə-lăk′sĭs ]
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Movement or transportation of white blood cells and antibodies to the site of infection.
A deterioration or breakdown in the natural mechanisms by which the body resists infectious disease.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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