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Medical Terminology

Lymphatic & Immune Systems

adenoids an enlarged area of lymphatic tissue
anaphylactic an immediate hypersensitivity; allergy
hodgkin's disease cancer of the lymph tissues
immunodeficiency a deficiency in immune response
immunology the study of the immune system
lymph a transparent fluid found in the lymphatic tissue
lymphadenitis inflammation of a lymph node
lymphadenopathy disease of the lymph nodes
lymphangitis inflammation of lymphatic tissue
lymphatic a system of vessels that collect tissue fluid
lymphedema chronic edema of extremity because of obstructed lymphatic vessels
lymphocytes leukocytes found in the blood lymph and lymphatic tissue
lymphoma a lymphatic tumor
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
splenorrhagia bleeding from the spleen
splenorrgaphy suture of the spleen
thymectomy excision of the thymus gland
thymus a glandlike body envolved with puberty
tondillectomy excision of the tonsils
Created by: danna