LYMPHATIC DEFINITIONS

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ALLERGEN

SUBSTANCE PRODUCING AN ALLERGIC REACTION

ANTIBODY

PROTEIN PRODUCED IN RESPONSE TO AN ANTIGEN

IMMUNITY

STATE OF BEING PROTECTED

IMMUNE

PROTECTED FROM AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE

IMMUNIZATION

ADMINISTRATION OF AN AGENT TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY

PATHOGEN

DISEASE CAUSING MICRO-ORGANISM

ADENOID

LYMPHOID TISSUE IN THE MIDLINE AT THE BACK OF THE THROAT

MACROPHAGE

LARGE WHITE BLOOD CELL THAT REMOVES BACTERIA, FOREIGN PARTICLES, AND DEAD CELLS

PHAGOCYTOSIS

PROCESS OF INGESTION AND DESTRUCTION

TONSILLECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE TONSILS

TONSIL

LYMPHOID TISSUE AT EITHER SIDE OF THE THROAT AT THE BACK OF THE TONGUE

IMMUNOGLOBULIN

SPECIFIC PROTEIN EVOKED BY AN ANTIGEN, THESE ARE ALL ANTIBODIES

LYMPH

A CLEAR FLUID COLLECTED FROM TISSUES

LYMPHATIC

PERTAINING TO THE LYMPH

NODE

A CIRCUMSCRIBED MASS OF TISSUE

PATHOGEN

DISEASE CAUSING MICRO-ORGANISM

POLLUTANT

MAKES THE ENVIRONMENT UNCLEAN

IMMUNOLOGY

STUDY OF AND PRACTICE OF IMMUNITY AND ALLERGY

ADENOID

SINGLE MASS OF LYMPHOID TISSUE IN THE MIDDLE , BACK OF THE THROAT

MACROPHAGE

LARGE WHITE BLOOD CELLS THAT REMOVE BACTERIA ,FOREIGN PARTICLES, AND DEAD CELLS

NULL CELLS

LYMPHOCYTES WITH NO SURFACE MARKERS

PHAGOCYTE

BLOOD CELLS THAT INGEST AND DESTROY FOREIGN PARTICLES AND CELLS

PHAGOCYTOSIS

PROCESS OF INGESTION AND DESTRUCTION

PLASMA CELL

CELL DERIVED FROM B LYMPHOCYTES, ACTIVE IN FORMATION OF ANTIBODIES

SPLEEN

LARGEST LYMPHATIC ORGAN,VASCULAR AND SPONGY

SPLENECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF SPLEEN

SPLENOMEGALY

ENLARGED SPLEEN

HYPERSPLENISM

SPLEEN REMOVES BLOOD COMPONENETS AT EXCESSIVE RATE

LYMPHEDEMA

TISSUE SWELLING DUE TO LYMPHATIC OBSTRUCTION

LYMPHOMA

ANY NEOPLASM OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE

LYMPHADENECTOMY

SURGICAL EXCISION OF A LYMPH NODE

LYMPHADENITIS

INFLAMMATION OF A LYMPH NODE

LYMPHADENOPATHY

DISEASE PROCESS AFFECTING A LYMPH NODE

LYMPHANGIOGRAM

RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF LYMPH FOLLOWING INJECTION OF CONTRAST MATERIAL

DISCRIMINATION

ABILITY TO DISTIGUISH BETWEEN DIFFERNT THINGS

HAPTEN

MOLECULE THAT HAS TO BIND TO LARGER MOLECULE TO FORM ANTIGEN

MUTATION

CHANGE IN THE CHEMISTRY OF A GENE

RESISTANCE

ORGANISM WITHSTANDS EFFECTS OF ANTAGONISTIC AGENT

RESISTANT

ABLE TO RESIST

SPECIFIC

RELATING TOA PARTICULAR ENTITY

SPECIFICITY

HAVING A FIXED RELATION TO A PARTICULAR ENTITY

AGGLUTINATION

CELLS OR OTHER PARTICLES ADHERE TO EASCH OTHER TO FORM CLUMPS

AGGLUTINATE (Adj)

STICK TOGETHER TO FORM CLUMPS

ATTENUATE

WEAKEN THE ABILITY Of ORGANISM TO PRODUCE DISEASE

COMPLEMENT

GROUP OF PROTEINS THAT FINISH OFF WORK OF ANTIBODIES

IMMUNE SERUM

SERUM FROM AN ANIMAL OR HUMAN THAT HAS ANTIBODIES TO A DISEASE

VACCINE

PREPARATION TO GENERATE ACTIVE IMMUNITY

VACCINATE

TO ADMINISTER A VACCINE

ALLOGEN

ANTIGEN FROM SOMEONE ELSE OF SAME SPECIES

ALLOGRAFT

SKIN GRAFT FROM ANOTHER PERSON OR CADAVER

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