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Lymphatic &Immune

blast/o Embryonic,immature,formative element
carcin/o carcerous
cervic/o nech,cervix(neck of uterus)
-cide Causing death
-genesis creation reproduction
immun/o immune,protection,safe
-lytic to reduce,destroy
neo- new stranger
-oma tumor,neoplasm
onc/o tumor
phag/o eat,swallow
-plasm formative material of cell
sarc/o sacrum
splen/o spleen
-tic pertainig to
acquired immune deficiency systome AIDS. a serious/often fatal disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
allergen A substance,such as pollen, that causes an allergy.
anaphylaxis Hypersensitivity especially in animals to a substance, such as foreign protein or a drug, that is caused by exposure to a foreign substance after a preliminary exposure.
antiviral drug any drug that destroys viruses
autoimmune disorder A disorder caused by a reaction of an individual's immune system against the organs or tissues of the body. Autoimmune processes can have different results: slow destruction of a particular type of cell or tissue, stimulation of an organ into excessive gr
bacilli plural of bacillus.
bacteria in former systems of classification, a division of the kingdom Procaryotae, including all prokaryotic organisms except the blue-green algae
carcinoma a malignant new growth made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate surrounding tissues and to give rise to metastases.
cervical lymph nodes are lymph nodes found in the neck.
complement the complement of X is something that together with X makes a complete whole—something that supplies what X lacks.
ELISA stands for "enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay." This is a rapid immunochemical test that involves an enzyme (a protein that catalyzes a biochemical reaction). It also involves an antibody or antigen (immunologic molecules).
herpes Zoster commonly known as shingles and also known as zona, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body, often in a stripe.
hodgkin's disease previously known as Hodgkin's disease, is a type of lymphoma, which is a cancer originating from white blood cells called lymphocytes
infectious mononucleosis also known as EBV infectious mononucleosis or glandular fever or Pfeiffer's disease or Filatov's disease & sometimes colloquially as the kissing disease from its oral transmission or simply as mono in North America and as glandular fever in other English-
interferon are proteins made and released by lymphocytes in response to the presence of pathogens—such as viruses, bacteria, or parasites—or tumor cells.
lumpectomy is a common surgical procedure designed to remove a discrete lump, usually a benign tumor or breast cancer, from an affected man or woman's breast
rabies i.e., transmitted by animals,most commonly by a bite from an infected animal but occasionally by other forms of contact. Rabies is almost invariably fatal if post-exposure prophylaxis is not administered prior to the onset of severe symptoms
Created by: Leane