10 terms

Anatomy

Exercise 6
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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.