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medterm 9

pathogens anything that can damage body
lymphatic system lymph nodes, tonsils, thymus gland, and spleen
adenoid pharyngeall tonsils
adenoidectomy surgical removal of the adenoids
immunogenic producing protection
lymphedema lymph swelling
lymphoctye lymph cell
lymph nodes lymph glands
lymphadenopathy disease of the lymph nodes
lymphangiogram record of the lymph vessel
pathologist one who studies disease
monoctyes eat cells
phagocyte eating cell
spleen destroys worn-out red bloods cells
splenomagely enlarged splen
thym thymus gland
thymic pertaining to the thymus
tonsllitis lnflammation of the tonsils
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) later stage of HIV
allergy hypersensitivity to common substances in the environment
anaphylactic shock life-threating condition resulting from a allergic reaction
antihistamine medication that blocks effects of histamine
antinuclear antibody titer blood test that determines number of antibodies against cell nuclei
autoimmune disease disease resulting from body's immune attacking its own cells
corticosteroids hormones produced by adrenal cortex
ctyotoxic cells cells capable of physically attacking and killing pathogens or diseased cells
elephantiasis results from blockage of lymphatic vessels
enzyme-linking immunosorbent assay blood test for antibody to AIDS
immunodeficiency having an immune system that is unable to respond properly to pathogens
immunosuppressant medication to block certain actions of the immune system
inflammation tissue response to injury
kaposi sarcoma tyoe of skin cancer
mononucleosis opportunistic infection
sarcoidosis autoimmune disease with fibrous lesions forming in lymph nodes
scratch test type of allergy test
severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome genetic condition
systemic lupus erthrematosus autoimmune disease
vaccinaction exposure to weakened pathogen
western blot test blood test
Created by: cheyenneturner