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Immune system

A Chabner Ch 14

Formation of lymph lymphopoiesis
Interstitial fluid contains or is found in the spaces between cells and becomes lymph when it enters lymph capillaries
This is not a part of the immune systen platelets
This does not describe areas of lymph node concentration bone marrow
B cells, plasma cells, and antibodies are part of humoral immunity
Helper or suppressor cells are types of T cells
Examples of immunoglobulins IgA, IgG, IgE
Oropharyngeal lymph tissue Tonsils
Mediastinal T cell producer Thymus
Nasopharyngeal lymph tissue Adenoids
Abdominal organ that filters erythro-cytes and activates lymphocytes Spleen
Produces lymphocytes and monocytes and all other blood cells Bone marrow
Cytotoxic cells are T cell lymphocytes
Interferons and interleukins are Antiviral proteins produced by T cell lymphocytes
Slight increase in numbers of lymphocytes Lymphocytosis
Pertaining to poison Toxic
Computerized x-ray imaging in the transverse plane CT scan
HIV is the virus that causes AIDS
Malignant tumor of lymph nodes Hodgkin disease
Viral infection causing blisters on skin of lips, nose, or genitals Herpes simplex
Cancer arising from the lining cells of capillaries, producing bluish-red skin nodules Kaposi sarcoma
Major lung infection with fever, cough, chest pain and sputum. Treatment is with Bactrim Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
Fungal infection associated with AIDS. Involves brain and meninges, lungs, and skin Cryptococcosis
Atopy is A hypersensitivity or allergic state
Created by: leemiller
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