Body defenses against disease. - 2nd ed.

United States, 1978

Film
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Examines the three lines of defence against infection - the skin and mucous membrane, the lymphatic system and the circulatory system including liver and spleen. Explains how the body becomes immune to certain diseases, and how to improve defences against infection.

Credits

producer/director

William Kay

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:13:25:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31040

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Defense reaction (Physiology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body, Human

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Defense reaction (Physiology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Immune system

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Infection

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Defense reaction (Physiology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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