Lymphatic system immunology and oncology

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ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME

SYNDROME OF OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS WHICH DEPRESS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM; EVENTUALLY FATAL

ADENOCARCINOMA

CANCEROUS TUMOR OF A GLAND

ADENOIDECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE ADENOIDS

ADENOIDS

LYMPHATIC TISSUE ON THE POSTERIOR WALL OF THE NASOPHARYNX

ADENOPATHY

DISEASE OF A GLAND

AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA

THE ABSENCE OF GAMMA GLOBULIN IN THE BLOOD, CAUSING THE BODY TO BE UNALBE TO PRODUCE ANTIBODIES

ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN

SERUM BLOOD TEST TO DETECT LIVER CANCER

ASYMPTOMATIC

WITHOUT SYMPTOMS

ATTENUATED

WEAKENED

AUTOIMMUNITY

A CONDITION IN WHICH THE BODY PRODUCES ANTIBODIES AGAINST ITSELF

CANDIDIASIS

FUNGAL (YEAST) INFECTION ASSOCIATED WITH HIV INFECTION

CARCINOLYSIS

DESTRUCTION OF CANCER

CYTOLOGIC EXAMINATION

AN EXAMINATION TO STUDY THE FORMATION, STRUCTURE, AND FUNCTION OF CELLS

DISSEMINATED

SCATTERED OVER A CONSIDERABLE PART OF THE BODY

DORMANT

A PERIOD WHEN CANCER CELLS REMAIN INACTIVE

ELISA

INITIAL HIV ANTIBODY TEST TO DETECT THE PRESENCE OF HIV INFECTION

ENCAPSULATED

TUMOR THAT DOES NOT INFILTRATE THE SURROUNDING TISSUE

HEPATOSPLENOMEGALY

ENLARGEMENT OF THE SPLEEN & LIVER

HODGKIN'S DISEASE

MALIGNANT PAINLESS ENLARGEMENT OF THE LYMPH NODES

HYPERPLASIA

EXCESSIVE DEVELOPMENT

IMMUNE

TO BE RESISTANT TO A DISEASE

IMMUNOGLOBULIN

BLOOD PROTEINS (ANTIBODIES)

IMMUNOLOGIST

ONE WHO STUDIES IMMUNOLOGY

IN SITU

CANCER IN A LOCALIZED SPOT

INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS

ACUTE VIRAL INFECTION CAUSED BY THE EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS

LEUKEMIA

MALIGNANT BLOOD DISORDER WHERE THERE IS AN OVER ABUNDANCE OF WBC'S

LIPOMA

A FATTY TUMOR

LYMPH

CLEAR, WATERY FLUID FORMED FROM INTERSTITIAL FLUID (TISSUE FLUID)

LYMPHADENECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A LYMPH GLAND

LYMPHANGIOMA

TUMOR OF LYMPHATIC VESSELS

LYMPHOIDECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE

LYMPHOMA

TUMOR IN THE LYMPHATIC TISSUE

LYMPHOSARCOMA

MALIGNANT NEOPLASTIC DISORDER OF THE LYMPHATIC TISSUE

MASTECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE BREAST

MELANOCARCINOMA

BLACK, CANCEROUS TUMOR

METASTASIS

MOVEMENT OF CANCER CELLS FROM ONE PART OF THE BODY TO ANOTHER

ONCOGENESIS

FORMATION OF CANCER CELLS

OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

DISEASES WHICH TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CAUSE INFECTION WHEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IS DEPRESSED

PALLIATIVE

TREATMENT PROVIDED TO RELIEVE SYMPTOMS

PAPILLOMA

NIPPLE-LIKE TUMOR

RADIATION THERAPY

THE USE OF RADIATION TO DESTROY CANCER CELLS

REMISSION

THE LESSENING IN SEVERITY OR ABATEMENT OF THE SYMPTOMS OF DISEASE

SARCOMA

A TYPE OF SKIN CANCER

SCIRRHUS

A HARD, CANCEROUS TUMOR

SPLEEN

ORGAN WHICH STORES PLATELETS AND FILTERS OUT OLD RBC'S & WBC'S

SPLENALGIA

PAIN IN THE SPLEEN

SPLENECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE SPLEEN

SPLENOMEGALY

ENLARGEMENT OF THE SPLEEN

SPLENOPEXY

SURGICAL FIXATION OF THE SPLEEN

SPLENOPTOSIS

PROLAPSE OF THE SPLEEN

SPLENORRHAGIA

HEMORRHAGE OF THE SPLEEN

SPLENORRHAPHY

SUTURING OF THE SPLEEN

SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

AN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE

THYMOPATHY

DISEASE OF THE THYMUS GLAND

THYMUS GLAND

GLAND LOCATED IN THE MEDIASTINUM WHICH PRODUCES T-CELLS (A TYPE OF LYMPHOCYTE)

TONSIL

A MASS OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BACK OF THE PHARYNX

TONSILLECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE TONSILS

TONSILLITIS

INFLAMMATION OF THE TONSILS

VACCINE

A LIVE OR KILLED SUSPENSION THAT WILL CAUSE THE BODY TO BUILD ANTIBODIES

WESTERN BLOT

CONFIRMATORY TEST FOR THE PRESENCE OF HIV INFECTION

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