Like all other body systems, the immune system helps the body maintain homeostasis. Which statement best describes how the immune system does this?
A. it protects other organs and tissues from infection and disease
B. it breaks down food to provide cells with nutrients
C. it gathers information through the senses and controls all other body systems
D. it transports oxygen and carbon dioxide
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A part of the innate immunity. The bodies defensive response caused by microbial infection, physical damage or chemical agents.