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Class 10 Class 12

If you suspect major deficiency of antibodies in a person, to which of the following would you look for confirmatory evidence?

  • Serum albumins

  • Serum globulins

  • Fibrinogen in the plasma

  • Haemocytes


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Serum globulins

Antibodies also called immunoglobulins constitute the gamma globulin part of blood proteins. These are secreted by activated B-cells or plasma cells.

Antibodies also called immunoglobulins constitute the gamma globulin part of blood proteins. These are secreted by activated B-cells or plasma cells.


List advantages of good health.

Healthy people are more efficient and productive. good health also brings prosperity and people live long. It also reduces infant and maternal mortality.

What is health ?

It is a state of complete, physical, mental and social well being of a person.

Name three important aspects to maintain good health.

(i) Balanced diet (ii) Personal hygiene and (iii) Regular exercise.

What is disease ?

Malfunctioning of one or more organs characterised by signs and symptoms is called disease.

What is the significance of ‘Typhoid Mary’ ?

Typhoid Mary was a Typhoid carrier who continued to spread typhoid for several years through food she prepared.