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4.1 Tonsils to Tcell

From Tonsils and Adenoids to T Cell Immunity

Tonsil A collection of lymphoid tissue.
Pharyngeal Tonsil Located in the pharynx and also known as the adenoid
Palatine Tonsil Situated close to the roof (Palate) of the mouth.
Lingual Tonsil Situated at the root of the tongue.
Adenoid Mass of tissue that resembles a gland.
Adenoiditis Refers to the enlargement of the pharyngeal tonsils
The thymus gland produces this cell: T-lymphocytes
The thymus gland produces this hormone: Thymosin
Peyer's Patches Patches of lymphoepithelial tissue located in the small intestines.
Hodgkin's Lymphoma Group of four lymphomas caused by specific cancer cells.
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Group of three lymphosarcomas that don't fall under Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Infectious Monoucleosis A condition that spreads from person to person characterized by the development of WBC that have 1 nucleus.
Lymphosarcoma Malignant tumor of the lymph glands.
Tonsillitis Inflammation of the tonsils.
Immunity The body's ability to resist threats.
B-Cell Humoral Immunity Circulating antibodies in the body's fluid.
T-Cell Cellular Immunity Lymphocytes that destory viruses, fungi, some bacteria, and cancer.
Created by: FMHSAHS102