What are the broad categories of immunity involved in host defense

What are the broad categories of immunity involved in host defense

Comparison Between Innate and Adaptive Immune Systems


Innate Immunity
Adaptive Immunity
Physical barriersSkin, mucous membranes
CellsMonocytes/macrophages, neutrophils, dendritic cells, natural killer cells, innate lymphoid cells, eosinophils, basophils, mast cellsLymphocytes (T cells, B cells, natural killer T cells)
Circulating factorsComplement, C-reactive protein, cytokines, chemokinesAntibodies, cytokines
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