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Lymphocytes

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Lymphopoiesis
Formation of lymph
Interstitial fluid
found in the spaces between cells and becomes lymph when it enters lymph capillaries
Platelets
are not apart of the immune system
Bone morrow
are not an area of lymph node concentration
Humoral immunity
B cells, plasma cells and antibodies are
T cells
Helper or suppressor cells
Iga,Igg, IgE
examples of immunoglobulins
Tonsils
Oropharyngeal lymph tissue
Thymus
Mediastinal T cell producer
Adenoids
Nasopharyngeal lymph tissue
Spleen
Abdominal organ that filters erythrocytes and activates lymphocytes
Bone Marrow
Produces lymphocytes and monocytes and all other blood cells
Cytotoxic cells
T cell lymphocytes
Interferons and interleukins
antiviral proteins produced by t cell lymphocytes
Lymphocytosis
Slight increase in numbers of lymphocytes
Toxic
Pertaining to poison
Lymphangiogram
X-ray record after injecting dye into lymph vessels
HIV
The virus that causes aids
Hodgkin's disease
Malignant tumor of lymph nodes
Herpes Simplex
Viral infection causing blisters on skin of lips, nose or genitals.
Kaposi sarcoma
Cancer arising from the lining cells of capillaries, producing bluish-red skin nodules
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
Major lung infection involving the brain, lungs and other organs. causes paralysis and seizures and is associated with AIDS
Cryptococcosis
Fungal infection due to inhalation of dust. Causes fever, chills and lung infection and is associated with AIDS
Atopy
A hyoersensitivity or allergic state
Immunoglobulins
Antibodies
Toxins
Poisons
Helper cells
t cell lymphocytes;stimulate
Cytotoxic cells
T cell lymphocytes; killer cells
Suppressor cells
T cell lymphocytes that inhibit the activity of b cell lymphocytes
Hypersplenism
syndrome marked by enlargement of the spleen and associated with anemia and leukopenia