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LYMPHATIC DEFINITIONS

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ALLERGEN
SUBSTANCE PRODUCING AN ALLERGIC REACTION
ANTIBODY
PROTEIN PRODUCED IN RESPONSE TO AN ANTIGEN
IMMUNITY
STATE OF BEING PROTECTED
IMMUNE
PROTECTED FROM AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE
IMMUNIZATION
ADMINISTRATION OF AN AGENT TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY
PATHOGEN
DISEASE CAUSING MICRO-ORGANISM
ADENOID
LYMPHOID TISSUE IN THE MIDLINE AT THE BACK OF THE THROAT
MACROPHAGE
LARGE WHITE BLOOD CELL THAT REMOVES BACTERIA, FOREIGN PARTICLES, AND DEAD CELLS
PHAGOCYTOSIS
PROCESS OF INGESTION AND DESTRUCTION
TONSILLECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE TONSILS
TONSIL
LYMPHOID TISSUE AT EITHER SIDE OF THE THROAT AT THE BACK OF THE TONGUE
IMMUNOGLOBULIN
SPECIFIC PROTEIN EVOKED BY AN ANTIGEN, THESE ARE ALL ANTIBODIES
LYMPH
A CLEAR FLUID COLLECTED FROM TISSUES
LYMPHATIC
PERTAINING TO THE LYMPH
NODE
A CIRCUMSCRIBED MASS OF TISSUE
PATHOGEN
DISEASE CAUSING MICRO-ORGANISM
POLLUTANT
MAKES THE ENVIRONMENT UNCLEAN
IMMUNOLOGY
STUDY OF AND PRACTICE OF IMMUNITY AND ALLERGY
ADENOID
SINGLE MASS OF LYMPHOID TISSUE IN THE MIDDLE , BACK OF THE THROAT
MACROPHAGE
LARGE WHITE BLOOD CELLS THAT REMOVE BACTERIA ,FOREIGN PARTICLES, AND DEAD CELLS
NULL CELLS
LYMPHOCYTES WITH NO SURFACE MARKERS
PHAGOCYTE
BLOOD CELLS THAT INGEST AND DESTROY FOREIGN PARTICLES AND CELLS
PHAGOCYTOSIS
PROCESS OF INGESTION AND DESTRUCTION
PLASMA CELL
CELL DERIVED FROM B LYMPHOCYTES, ACTIVE IN FORMATION OF ANTIBODIES
SPLEEN
LARGEST LYMPHATIC ORGAN,VASCULAR AND SPONGY
SPLENECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF SPLEEN
SPLENOMEGALY
ENLARGED SPLEEN
HYPERSPLENISM
SPLEEN REMOVES BLOOD COMPONENETS AT EXCESSIVE RATE
LYMPHEDEMA
TISSUE SWELLING DUE TO LYMPHATIC OBSTRUCTION
LYMPHOMA
ANY NEOPLASM OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE
LYMPHADENECTOMY
SURGICAL EXCISION OF A LYMPH NODE
LYMPHADENITIS
INFLAMMATION OF A LYMPH NODE
LYMPHADENOPATHY
DISEASE PROCESS AFFECTING A LYMPH NODE
LYMPHANGIOGRAM
RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF LYMPH FOLLOWING INJECTION OF CONTRAST MATERIAL
DISCRIMINATION
ABILITY TO DISTIGUISH BETWEEN DIFFERNT THINGS
HAPTEN
MOLECULE THAT HAS TO BIND TO LARGER MOLECULE TO FORM ANTIGEN
MUTATION
CHANGE IN THE CHEMISTRY OF A GENE
RESISTANCE
ORGANISM WITHSTANDS EFFECTS OF ANTAGONISTIC AGENT
RESISTANT
ABLE TO RESIST
SPECIFIC
RELATING TOA PARTICULAR ENTITY
SPECIFICITY
HAVING A FIXED RELATION TO A PARTICULAR ENTITY
AGGLUTINATION
CELLS OR OTHER PARTICLES ADHERE TO EASCH OTHER TO FORM CLUMPS
AGGLUTINATE (Adj)
STICK TOGETHER TO FORM CLUMPS
ATTENUATE
WEAKEN THE ABILITY Of ORGANISM TO PRODUCE DISEASE
COMPLEMENT
GROUP OF PROTEINS THAT FINISH OFF WORK OF ANTIBODIES
IMMUNE SERUM
SERUM FROM AN ANIMAL OR HUMAN THAT HAS ANTIBODIES TO A DISEASE
VACCINE
PREPARATION TO GENERATE ACTIVE IMMUNITY
VACCINATE
TO ADMINISTER A VACCINE
ALLOGEN
ANTIGEN FROM SOMEONE ELSE OF SAME SPECIES
ALLOGRAFT
SKIN GRAFT FROM ANOTHER PERSON OR CADAVER