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Exercise 6

AIDS

Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome

virus

infectious diseases associated with AIDS

Aids Related Complex

an early stage of AIDS in which the patient tests positive for the infection but has mild symptoms

immuno suppressants

most transplant patients are given these to help suppress the immune system

monoucleosis

kissing disease, acute infectious disease in which a patient will manifest enlarged lymph nodes

hypersensitivity

conditions in which the body reacts with an exaggerated immune response commonly referred to as allergy

histamine

chemical released into the bloodstream that acts on a person's eyes nose, throat, lungs, skin, or gastrointestinal tract

anaphylaxis

severe allergic reaction that can cause difficulty breathing, swallowing, swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat or other parts of the body, and dizziness or loss of consciousness

allergist

person who specializes in allergy treatment

allergen

is a sensitizing agent that causes an immune response.

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