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lymphatic med terms

lymphatic system medical terminology

an immune response whereby destruction of antigens takes place cell-mediated immunity
b cells transform into plasma cells humoral immunity
antigen-presenting cells derived from monocytes dendrite cells
stationary lymph tissue along lymph vessels lymph nodes
becomes lymph interstitial fluid
proteins that destroy antigens antibodies
antiviral proteins secreted by t cells interferons
body's capacity to resist all types organisms/toxins immune response
antibodies that are secreted by plasma cells in humoral immunity immunoglbins
lymph nodes between the lungs mediastinal nodes
lymph nodes in the armpit axillary nodes
fluid found w/in the lymphatic vessels lymph
formation of antibodies/lymphocytes after exposure to an antigen acquired immunity
carriers of lymph thru out the body lymph vessels
tiniest lymphatic vessels lymph capillaries
lymph nodes in the neck region cervical nodes
lymph nodes,spleen,thymus lymphoid organs
t cells that aid b cells in stimulatin antibody formation helper cells
lymphocytes that transform ino plasma cells/secrete antibodies b cells
proteins that stimulate the growth of b & t lymphocytes interleukins
individual's genetic ability to fight off disease natural immunity
masses of lymph tissues in the nasopharynx adenoids
lymph nodes in the groin area inguinal nodes
t cell lymphocytes that directly kill foreign cells cytotoxic cells
large phagocyte in lymph nodes/other tissues of the body mcrophages
receives lymph from the upper right part of the body right lymphatic duct
RNA virus tht makes copies of itself by using th host cell's DNA retrovirus
poison tox/o
masses of lymph tissue posterior to the oropharynx tonsils
lymph node lymphaden/o
organ near the stomach that produces,stores & eliminates blood cells spleen
abnormal hypersensitivity acquired by exposure to an allergen allergy
large lymph vessel in the chest that receives lymph from below the diaphragm thoracic duct
between inter-
lymphocyte cells that recognize/destroy foreign cell natural killer cells
unusual hypersensivity to foreign protein anaphylaxis
thymus gland thym/o
a poison produced by certain bacteria,animals & plants toxin
protection immun/o
lymphocytes formed in the thymus gland T-cells
infectious disease associate w/AIDS due to lowered resistance opportunistic infection
malignant tumor of bone marrow cells multiple myeloma
organ in the mediastinum that produces t-cell lympocytes thymus gland
backward, away from ana-
a malignan tumor of lymph tissue in spleen/lymph nodes hodgkin's disease
cell that secretes an antibody and originates from b-cell lmphocytes plasma cells
malignant condition associated w/AIDS kaposi sarcoma
introduction of altered antigens to produce an immune response vaccination
malignant tumor of lymph nodes lymphoma
t-cell lymphocytes that inhibit the activity of b & t-cell lymphocytes suppressor cells
Created by: clmcnees