8. Differentiate the following and give examples of each:

   (a)     Innate and acquired immunity

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S Sonika
 Innate immunity Acquired immunity    

 It is a non-specific type of defence present at the time of birth and provides different kinds of barriers to the entry of foreign agents into the body.

It is pathogen specific defence characterised by memory.


It remains throughout the life  It is short- lived 
Innate immunity is inheritable Acquired immunity is not inheritable