Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chabner Chpt 14

Combining Forms and Terminology

autoimmune disease Chronic, disabling disease in which the body produces antibodies against its own tissues. Examples are rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus.
Immunoglobulin Protein (antibody produced by plasma cells) that acts to protect the body by destroying antigens.
Immunosuppression Suppression (stopping) of the immune response.
Lymphopoiesis Formation of lymph.
Lymphedema Swelling of tissue due to accumulation of lymph fluid in intercellular spaces.
Lymphocytopenia Deficiency of lymphocytes in the blood.
Lymphocytosis Abnormal condition of increase in lymphocytes.
Lymphoid Derived from lymph tissue.
Lymphadenopathy Disease of lymph glands (nodes).
Lymphadenitis Inflammation of lymph glands (nodes).
Splenomegaly Enlargement of the spleen.
Splenectomy Removal of the spleen.
Hypersplenism A syndrome marked by splenomegaly (associated with anemia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia).
Thymoma Tumor (malignant) of the thymus gland.
Thymectomy Removal of the thymus gland.
Toxic Pertaining to poison.
Anaphylaxis An exaggerated hypersensitivity reaction to foreign proteins.
interstitial fluid Pertaining to fluid that lies between body cells and eventually becomes lymph fluid.
Created by: HSchantz