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Chapter 6 Med Terms

Lymphatic System

Hematologist Physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the blood and blood forming tissues.
Lymph nodes Small bean like structures located in the lymph vessels that provide a site for lymphocyte production.
Tonsils Masses of lymphatic tissue that form a protective ring around the nose and upper throat.
The Spleen A saclike mass of lymphatic tissue located in the upper quadrant of the abdomen.
Immunity The state of being resistant or not susceptible to a specific disease.
Pathogen A microorganism that causes a disease.
Antibiotic A chemical substance capable of inhibiting growth or killing pathogenic microorganisms.
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