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Chapter 13 and 14 Review

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_________________ is a malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissue. lymphoma
What are the two types of immunity? innate and natural
_______________ are the first lines of defense for the immune system. physical barriers
Our second line of defense in fighting off illness are the __________________. white blood cells
Oxygen is carried through the body via the ___________________. red blood cells
The helper cells in the immune system include the T-lymphocytes, cytotoxic cells, and what other three? helper T cells, regulatory T cells and memory T cells
_______________ is a complex of symptoms that appears in the early stages of AIDS. AIDS related complex (ARC)
A disorder that displays inflammation, ocstruction, and destruction of the lymph vessels which results in enlarged tissues due to edema is called ___________________. elephantiasis
This virus causes infections such as mononucleosis Epstein-Barr virus
The lack of mature erythrocytes caused by the inability to absorb vitamin B12 into the body is called ____________________. pernicious anemia
A radiographic examination of lymph nodes after the injection of a contrast medium is called _______________________. lymphadenography
The test that determines the number of red and white cells and platelets, hemoglobin level and hematocrit, and red cell indices is called a ____________________. complete blood count
An increase in cancerous leukocytes is called ______________________. leukemia
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Fe iron
WNL within normal limits
A chronic autoimmune disorder of the connective tissue that causes injury to the skin, joints, kidneys, mucous membranes and nervous system is called ____________________. systemic lupus erythematosus
A malignant tumor of the thymus gland is called a ____________________. thymoma
A disease that is caused by the HIV virus is called ______________________. AIDS
What substance in the blood is primarily responsible for blood clotting? platelets
This type of lymphocyte releases chemicals to kill any cells displaying foreign antigens. Natural Killer Cells
This type of cell in the immune system remembers the pathogens after the bodies exposure. memory T cells
What are the two types of B cells? Plasma cells and memory B cells
PTT partial thromboplastin time
A/An __________________ is defined as a procedure utilizing a syringe with a thin needle inserted to withdraw any type of fluid. aspiration
What is the difference between autologous and homologous transfusion? autologous is from the patient and homologous is from a donor
EBV Epstein-Barr Virus
BMT bone marrow transplant
The liquid portion of the blood is called ___________________. plasma
________________ is the deficiency in erythrocytes or hemoglobin. anemia
Multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and an accumulation of blood under the skin is called _________________. purpura
A malignant neoplasm of bone marrow is called _______________________. multiple myeloma
Removal of the lymph nodes or glands is called a lymph node dissection or _________________________. lymphadenectomy
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