lymphatic and immune system

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medical terminology vocabulary words pertaing to the Lymphatic and immune system.

formation of lymph

lymphoiesis ( poiesis- formation

interstitial fluid contains or is..

found in the spaces between cells and becomes lymph when it enters capillaries

all of the following are part of immune system EXCEPT

platelets

all of the following describe areas of lymph nodes concentration EXCEPT

the bone marrow

helper or suppressor cells are types of

T cells

examples of immunoglobulins are..

IgA, IgG, IgE

oropharyneal lymph tissues

tonsils

nasopharyngeal lymph tissues

adenoids

abdominal organ that filters erythrocytes and activates lymphocytes

the spleen

cytotoxic

T- cell lymphocytes

interferons and interleukins are..

Antiviral proteins produced by T-cell lymphocytes

pertaining tp poison

toxic

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 jiroveci pneumonia

protozoal (parasitic) infection associated with AIDS. Produces pneumonitis, hepatitis, and encephalitis

cryptococcosis

fungal infection assoicated with AIDS. Involves brain and meninges, lungs, and skin..

cryptococcosis

lymph nodes in the neck region are called?

cervical nodes

substances that the body recognizes as foreign and evokes an immune response is?

anitgen

production of antibodies and lymphocytes in response to exposure to an antigen is?

acquired immunity

lymphocytes that aids B cells in recognizing antigens and stimulating antibody production ( T4 cell or Cd4+ Cell) is?

helper T cell

mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx is?

adenoids

cell (specialized macrophage) that digests foreign cells and helps B and T cells recognize and mark antigens for destruction is ?

dendritic cell

T lymphocyte that directly kills foregin celss ( T8 cell or CD8+cell) is?

cytotoxic T cell

lymph nodes in the arm pit

axillary nodes

proteins that aidn and regulate the immune system is?

cytokines

lymphocytes that originates in the bone marrow and transforms into plasma cell to secrete anitbodies is?

(B Cells)

thin, watery fluids within lymphatic vessels is?

lymph

Tinest lymphatic vessels is?

lymph capillaries

proteins ( cytokines) secreted by T cells to aid and regulate the immune system is?

interferon and interleukins

Antibodies that are secreted by plasma cells in response to the presence of an antigen is?

immunoglobulins

body`s ability to resist foreign organisms ans toxins ( immune response) is?

immunity

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