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lymphatic and immune system

medical terminology vocabulary words pertaing to the Lymphatic and immune system.
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formation of lymph
lymphoiesis ( poiesis- formation
interstitial fluid contains or is..
found in the spaces between cells and becomes lymph when it enters capillaries
all of the following are part of immune system EXCEPT
platelets
all of the following describe areas of lymph nodes concentration EXCEPT
the bone marrow
helper or suppressor cells are types of
T cells
examples of immunoglobulins are..
IgA, IgG, IgE
oropharyneal lymph tissues
tonsils
nasopharyngeal lymph tissues
adenoids
abdominal organ that filters erythrocytes and activates lymphocytes
the spleen
cytotoxic
T- cell lymphocytes
interferons and interleukins are..
Antiviral proteins produced by T-cell lymphocytes
pertaining tp poison
toxic
HIV is
the virus that causes AIDS
malignant tumor of lymph nodes
Hodgkin disease
viral infection causing blisters on skin of lips, nose, or genitals
herpes simplex
cancer arising from the lining cells of capillaries, producing bluish red skin nodules
Kaposi sarcoma
major lung infection with fever, cough, chest pain, and sputum. Treatment is with bactrim.....
pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
protozoal (parasitic) infection associated with AIDS. Produces pneumonitis, hepatitis, and encephalitis
cryptococcosis
fungal infection assoicated with AIDS. Involves brain and meninges, lungs, and skin..
cryptococcosis
lymph nodes in the neck region are called?
cervical nodes
substances that the body recognizes as foreign and evokes an immune response is?
anitgen
production of antibodies and lymphocytes in response to exposure to an antigen is?
acquired immunity
lymphocytes that aids B cells in recognizing antigens and stimulating antibody production ( T4 cell or Cd4+ Cell) is?
helper T cell
mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx is?
adenoids
cell (specialized macrophage) that digests foreign cells and helps B and T cells recognize and mark antigens for destruction is ?
dendritic cell
T lymphocyte that directly kills foregin celss ( T8 cell or CD8+cell) is?
cytotoxic T cell
lymph nodes in the arm pit
axillary nodes
proteins that aidn and regulate the immune system is?
cytokines
lymphocytes that originates in the bone marrow and transforms into plasma cell to secrete anitbodies is?
(B Cells)
thin, watery fluids within lymphatic vessels is?
lymph
Tinest lymphatic vessels is?
lymph capillaries
proteins ( cytokines) secreted by T cells to aid and regulate the immune system is?
interferon and interleukins
Antibodies that are secreted by plasma cells in response to the presence of an antigen is?
immunoglobulins
body`s ability to resist foreign organisms ans toxins ( immune response) is?
immunity