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Lymphatic/Immune Sys

Medical Terminology

antitoxin against toxin or poison
lymphocyte lymph cell
pathogen disease causing agent
aden(o) gland
immun(o) immunity
lymph(o) lymph
lymphaden(o) lymph nodes
lymphangi(o) lymphatic vessels
splen(o) spleen
thym(o) thymus
tox(o) poison
toxi poison
toxico poison
hypersplenism excessive or overactive spleen
lymphoma cancer of the lymph nodes
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
thymoma thymus tumor
lymphadenotomy incision into the lymph node of the adenoid
lymphadenectomy removal of the adenoid lymph
splenectomy removal of the spleen
thymectomy removal of the thymus gland
phagocytosis ingestion of foreign substances by specialized cells
adenocarcinoma glandular cancer
immunosuppressor agent that suppresses the immune response
lymphadenopathy disease affecting the lymph nodes
lymphangitis inflammation of the lymphatic vessels
toxicosis systemic poisoning