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Drug that causes dilation/enlargement of the opening of the bronchus to improve ventilation.
Lid like piece of cartilage that covers the Larynx, preventing food from entering the larynx and trachea during swallowing.
Is a yellowish pigment found in bile, a fluid made by the liver. It is produced when the liver breaks down old red blood cells.
A protein produced by the liver. This protein helps stop bleeding by helping blood clots to form.
An irregularly shaped cell-like particle in the blood that is an important part of blood clotting.
The removal of a quantity of white blood cells from the blood of a donor with the remaining portions of the blood retransfused into the donor.
A blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.
Monocyte that migrates from the blood to tissue spaces. It is a phagocyte that engulfs foreign material.
Caused when the body does not make enough red blood cells due to lack of vitamin B12.
Any of a group of large glycoproteins that are secreted by plasma cells and that function as antibodies in the immune system.
Helper T cell
Lymphocyte that aids B cells and cytotoxic T cells in recognizing antigens and stimulating antibody production.
Antibodies that are secreted by plasma cells in response to the presence of an antigen.
Right lymphatic duct
Large lymphatic vessel in the chest that receives lymph from the upper right part of the body.
Large Lymphatic vessel in the chest that receives lymph from below the diaphragm and from the left side of the body and above the diaphragm.
Organ in the mediastinum that conditions T lymphocytes to react to foreign cells and aide in the immune response.
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