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3520 wk 3

OCR optical character reader
BC blind copy
A,AB antibody
AG antigen
CA carcinome
CIS carcinoma in situ
DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ
HZ herpes zoster
HL hodgkin's lymphoma
IG immunoglobulin
LE lymphedema
MET metastasis
met metastasize
RICK rickettsia
VSZ varicella
lymphadenitis inflammation of the lymph nodes
cervictis inflammation of the cervix
carcinoma malignant tumor that occurs in epithelial tissue
immunology the study of the immune system
adenoidectomy the surgical removal of an adenoid
splenitis inflammation of the spleen
antiviral pertaining to fighting against a virus
blastocyte an immature cell
oncology the study of malignant neoplasms
macrophage phagocyte that protects the body by engulfing surrounding cells
hemolytic the destroying of worn out red blood cells and liberates hemoglobin
thymitis inflammation of the thymus gland
sarcoma malignant tumor that arises from connective tissues (hard, soft, liquid)
splenorrhagia bleeding from the spleen
streptococci bacteria that forms a chain
viral pertaining to a virus
immunologist immune system specialist
inguinal pertaining to the groin
lymphedema abnormal amount of fluid retention in the tisues
teletherapy radiation therapy admisistered at a distance from the body
antibacterial fight against bacteria
cytotoxic pertaining to poison blood cells
adenitits inflammation of the glands
neoplasm a growth of tissue that a new abnormal tissue formation that is benign or malignant
thymoma a benign tumor originating in the thymus
Created by: tinistini