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A & P Lymph

ALH 155 Lymph

Vocabulary wordDefinition
immunoglobulins circulating antibodies
neutralization makes a virus/toxin incapable of attaching itself to a cell
allergen antigen that produces an allergic response
anaphylaxis hypersensitivity reaction to an antigen
antigens substance capable of inducing the production of antibodies, something foreign to the body.
thymosin promotes the developement of lymphocytes
macrophages phagocytic white blood cell
immunity ability to resist infection and disease
fever elevated body temperature that increases the activity of defenses
lymphocyte White cell responsible for the bodys immune response
cisterna chyli sac-like chamber at the base of the thoracic duct
phagocyte cell that engulfs pathogens and debris
lymph interstital fluid after it flows into lymphatic capillaries
lymphedema produced by blocked lymphatic drainage
spleen part of the immune system, an organ that gets rid of old red blood cells, and helps to fight off infection
titer antibody concentration in the blood
Rheumatoid arthritis autoimmune disorder affecting the tissues around the joints
Diabetes (type 1) autoimmune disease affecting the production of insulin in the pancreas
fever elevated body temperture
tonsils large lymphoid nodules
Hib vaccine
Created by: kfuentes