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chapter 14

The formation of lymph is called lymphopoiesis
Helper or suppressor cells are types of T cells
Oropharyngeal lymph tissue is called the tonsils
A mediastinal T cell producer is thymus
HIV the virus that causes AIDS
The tiniest of lymph vessels are called lymph capillaries
The large lymph vessel in the chest that drains lymph from upper right part of the body is called the_____. right lymphatic duct
Stationary lymph tissue along the path of lymph vessels are called lymph nodes
Removal of the spleen is called splenectomy
Inflammation of lymph glands (nodes) is called lymphadenitis
A tumor of the thymus gland is called thymoma
The test used to detect the AIDS virus in the blood is called the western blot
A group of infectious diseases associated with AIDS is opportunistic infections
The inguinal nodes are located in the groin
The axillary nodes are located in the armpits
A syndrome marked by enlargement of the spleen and associated with leukopenia, and anemia is_________. hypersplenism
Tissue that produces lymphocytes including the spleen, thymus, tonsils, and adenoids is called lymphoid organs
Swelling of tissues due to interstitial fluid accumulation is called lymphedema
what is not part of the immune system platelets
Created by: chether