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Lymph/Immune System

Lymphatic and immune system medical terminology

blasto- embryonic, immature, formulative element
carcino- cancerous
cervico- neck, cervix (neck of uterus)
-cide causing death
-genesis creation, reproduction
immune/o- immune, proection, safe
-lytic to reduce, destroy
neo- new, strange
-oma tumor, neoplasm
onc/o- tumor
phag/o eat, swallow
-plasm formative material of cells
sarc/o sacrum
splen/o spleen
-tic pertaining to
Acquired Immune Deficency Disease (AIDS) caused by HIV, virus that attacks the bodys immune system rendering it unable to fight off infections
allergen substance that causes an allergic reaction
anaphyalaxis extreme allergic reaction to an antigin (bee sting)
antiviral drug any drug that destroys viruses
AutoImmune Disorder any group of disease chracterized by the abnormal function of the immune system to priduce antibodies agaisnt the bodies tissues
Bacilli various rod shaped, spore forming, aerobic bacteria
Bacteria large group of microorganisms that are prokaryotic and unicellular
Carcinoma malignant tunmor created in epitheilial tissue that may matastasize to other areas in the body
Cervical Lymph nodes lymph nodes found in the neck
Complement cascade system of glycoproteins that interact to provide many of the effection functions of humoral immunity and inflammation
ELISA (Enzyme Linked Immunoad Sorbent Assay) Enzyme linked to an antibody or antigen as a marker for detection of a specific protein
Herpes Zoster herpes virus that causes shingles( vesicle eruptions along the spine accompanied by neuralgia)
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