Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Syndrome of opportunistic infections which depress the immune system; eventually fatal.
Cancerous tumor of a gland.
Surgical removal of the adenoids.
Lymphatic tissue on the posterior wall of the nasopharynx.
Disease of a gland.
The absence of gamma globulin in the blood, causing the body to be unable to produce antibodies.
Serum blood test to detect liver cancer.
A condition in which the body produces antibodies against itself.
Fungal (yeast) infection associated with HIV infection.
Destruction of cancer.
An examination to study the formation, structure, and fuction of cells.
Scattered over a considerable part of the body.
A period when cancer cells remain inactive.
Initial HIV antibody test to detect the presence of HIV infection.
Tumor that does not infiltrate the surrounding tissue.
Englargement of the speen & liver.
Malignant painless enlargement of the lymph nodes.
To be resistant to a disease.
Blood proteins (antibodies)
One who studies immunology.
Cancer in a localized spot.
Acute viral infection caused by the epstein barr virus.
Malignant blood disorder where there is an over abundance of WBC's.
A fatty tumor.
Clear, watery fluid formed from interstitial fluid (tissue fluid).
Surgical removal of a lymph gland.
Tumor of lymphatic vessels.
Surgical removal of lymphatic tissue.
Tumor in the lymphatic tissue.
Malignant neoplastic disorder of the lymphatic tissue.
Surgical removal of the breast.
Black, cancerous tumor.
Movement of cancer cells from one part of the body to another.
Formation of cancer cells.
Diseases which take the opportunity to cause infection when the immune system is depressed.
Treatment provided to relieve symptoms.
The use of radiation to destroy cancer cells.
The lessening in severity or abatement of the symptoms of disease.
A type of skin cancer.
A hard, cancerous tumor.
Organ which stores platelets and filters out old RBC's and WBC's.
Pain in the spleen.
Surgical removal of the spleen
Enlargement of the speen.
Surgical fixation of the spleen.
Prolapse of the spleen.
Hemorrage of the spleen.
Suturing of the spleen.
System Lupus Erythematosus
An autoimmune disorder of connective tissue.
Disease of the thymus gland.
Gland located in the medistinum which produces T-cells (a type of lymphocyte).
A mass of lymphatic tissue located on both sides of the back of the pharynx.
Surgical removal of the tonsils.
Inflammation of the tonsils.
A live or killed suspension that will cause the body to build antibodies.
Confirmatory test for the presence of HIV infection.