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loss of smell.
Caused by weakening of the bronchial wall from infection.
Inflammation of the bronchiole.
Drug that causes dilation/enlargement of the opening of the bronchus to improve ventilation.
Muscle separating the chest and abdomen.
Shortness of breath (abnormal breathing).
Lid like piece of cartilage that covers the Larynx, preventing food from entering the larynx and trachea during swallowing.
Spitting up of blood.
Condition where there is to much carbon dioxide in the blood.
Pertaining to the Larynx
Region between the lungs in the chest cavity (Contains the trachea, heart, aorta) etc.
Pertaining to the Pharynx.
Inflammation of the pleura.
Surgical removal of a lung.
Essential tissue of the lung.
Empyema of the chest.
Surgical repair of the nose.
An apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired by the lungs.
Large surgical incision of the chest.
incision necessary to create a tracheostomy.
Cancer of plasma cells.
The process by which red blood cells are produced.
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.
Abnormally shaped red blood cells
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.
Disorder in which there is an abnormally low amount of platelets.
Process by which blood forms clots.
Monocyte that migrates from the blood to tissue spaces. It is a phagocyte that engulfs foreign material.
A phagocytic tissue-fighting cell.
Protein in blood; maintains the proper amount of water in the blood.
Caused when the body does not make enough red blood cells due to lack of vitamin B12.
Relieving symptoms, but not curing the disease.
A cancer of the white blood cells.
Any of a group of large glycoproteins that are secreted by plasma cells and that function as antibodies in the immune system.
General increase in red blood cells.
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx.
Air sac in the lung.
Apex of the lung
Tip or uppermost portion of the lung.
Base of the lung
Lower portion of the lung.
Smallest branches of the bronchi.
Branch of the trachea that is a passageway into the lung; bronchial tube.
Thin hairs attached to the mucous membrane epithelium lining the respiratory tract.
Slit-like opening to the larynx
Midline region where the bronchi, blood vessels, and nerves enter and exit the lungs.
Voice Box; containing the vocal cord.
Division of a lung.
Openings through the nose carrying air into the nasal cavities.
One of a pair of almond-shaped masses of lymphatic tissue in the oropharynx.
One of the air cavities in the bones near the nose.
Substance (usually foreign) that stimulates the production of an antibody.
Method of separating serum proteins by electrical charge.
White blood cell containing granules that stain red.
Protein threads that form the basis of a blood clot.
Plasma protein that is converted to fibrin in the clotting process.
Destruction or breakdown of blood.
Immature red blood cells.
A condition of an abnormally low number of neutrophils (white blood cells).
Derived from, or resembling bone marrow or the spinal cord.
Lymph nodes in the armpit.
Lymph nodes in the neck region.
Cytotoxic T Cell
T lymphocyte that directly kills foreign cells.
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.
Lymph nodes in the groin region.
Proteins secreted by T cells to aid and regulate the immune response.
Fluid in the spaces between cells.
Tiniest lymphatic vessels.
A collection of stationary solid lymphatic tissue alone lymph vessels.
Lymph nodes in the area between the lungs in the thoracic cavity.
Lymphocyte that produces and secretes antibodies.
Right lymphatic duct
Large lymphatic vessel in the chest that receives lymph from the upper right part of the body.
Organ near the stomach produces, stores, and eliminates blood cells.
Suppressor T cell
Lymphocyte that inhibits the activity of B and T lymphocytes.
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.
Poison; a protein produced by certain bacteria, animals, or plants.
neck; cervix (neck of the uterus)
Resembling; derived from
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