Immune, protection, safe
Lymph, lymphatic tissue
Lymph node or gland
FOrmative material of cells
Flesh, connective tissue
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Most advanced and fatal stage of an HIV infection. Also known as AIDS.
Substance that produces an allergic response in an individual.
Severe, systemic response to an allergen
Medications capable of inhibiting growth or killing pathogenic bacteria.
Disease-fighting protein created by the immune system in response to the presence of a specific antigen.
An agent that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
An substance that the body regards as being foreign.
Involves binding antigens to antibodies.
Condition in which the immune system produces antibodies against the body's own tissues.
Rod-shaped spore-forming bacteria.
One-celled microsopic organisms.
Malignant tumor that occurs in epithelial tissue.
Carcinoma In Situ
Malignant tumor in its original position that has not yet disturbed or invaded the surrounding tissues.
Group of proteins that normally circulate in the blood in an inactive form.
Group of proteins such as interferons and interleukins release primarily by the T cells.
Found in most body fluid
Medication that kills or damages cells.
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
Breast cancer at its earliest stage before the cancer has broken through the wall of the milk duct.
Function of destroying worn-out erythrocytes.
Acute viral infection characterized by painful skin eruptions that follow the underlying route of an inflamed nerve.
Malignancy of the lymphatic system that is distinguished from non-Hodgekin's lymphoma by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Bloodborne pathogen that damages or kills the t cells of the immune system, causing it to progressively fail.
Condition that occurs when immune system response is compromised.
Antibodies that bind with specific antigens in the antigen antibody response.
Substance that prevents or reduces the body's normal immune response.
Disease treatment that involves either stimulating or repressing the immune response.
Infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus that is characterized by fever, a sore throat, and enlarged lymph nodes.
Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma
Breast cancer that starts in the milk duct, breaks through the wall of that duct and invades the fatty breast tissue.
Produced in response to the presence of antigens, particularly viruses or tumor cells.
Inflammation of the lymph nodes.
Any disease process affecting a lymph node or nodes.
Swelling of the tissues due to an abnormal accumulation of lymph fluid within the tissues.
Leukocytes that are formed in bone marrow as stem cells.
General term applied to malignancies affecting lymphoid tissues.
Diagnostic test that is performed to detect damage or malformations of the lymphatic vessels.
Type of leukocyte that surrounds and kills invading cells.
Disease caused by a parasite that lives in certain mosquitoes and is transferred to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.
Radiographic examination of the breast to detect the presence of tumors or precancerous cells.
New cancer site that results from the spreading process.
Process by which cancer spreads from one place to another.
Benign tumor made up of muscle tissue.
Malignant tumor derived from muscle tissue.
Term used to describe all lymphomas other than Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Pathogen that does not normally produce an illness in healthy humans.
Hard tissue sarcoma that usually involves the upper shaft of long bones, pelvis, or knee.
Plant or animal that lives on or within another living organism at the expense of that organism.
Acute viral infection transmitted to humans by the bite or saliva of an infected animal.
Small bacterium that lives in lice, fleas, ticks, and mites.
Viral infection characterized by a low-grade fever, swollen glands, inflamed eyes, and a fine, pink rash.
Malignant tumor that arises from connective tissues.
Long, slender spiral-shaped bacteria that have flexible walls and are capable of movement.
Abnormal enlargement of the spleen.
Group of about 30 species of bacteria that form irregular groups or clusters resembling grapes.
Bacteria that form a chain. Many are harmless; however, other members of this group are responsible for illnesses including strep throat.
Severe response to an allergen.
Radiation therapy administered at a distance from the body that is precisely targeted with the use of three-dimensional computer imaging.
Parasite most commonly transmitted from animals to humans by contact with contaminated feces.
Highly contagious infection caused by the herpes virus Varicella zoster; also known as chickenpox.
Carcinoma In Situ
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination