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Lymphatic system immunology and oncology

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ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME
SYNDROME OF OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS WHICH DEPRESS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM; EVENTUALLY FATAL
ADENOCARCINOMA
CANCEROUS TUMOR OF A GLAND
ADENOIDECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE ADENOIDS
ADENOIDS
LYMPHATIC TISSUE ON THE POSTERIOR WALL OF THE NASOPHARYNX
ADENOPATHY
DISEASE OF A GLAND
AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA
THE ABSENCE OF GAMMA GLOBULIN IN THE BLOOD, CAUSING THE BODY TO BE UNALBE TO PRODUCE ANTIBODIES
ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN
SERUM BLOOD TEST TO DETECT LIVER CANCER
ASYMPTOMATIC
WITHOUT SYMPTOMS
ATTENUATED
WEAKENED
AUTOIMMUNITY
A CONDITION IN WHICH THE BODY PRODUCES ANTIBODIES AGAINST ITSELF
CANDIDIASIS
FUNGAL (YEAST) INFECTION ASSOCIATED WITH HIV INFECTION
CARCINOLYSIS
DESTRUCTION OF CANCER
CYTOLOGIC EXAMINATION
AN EXAMINATION TO STUDY THE FORMATION, STRUCTURE, AND FUNCTION OF CELLS
DISSEMINATED
SCATTERED OVER A CONSIDERABLE PART OF THE BODY
DORMANT
A PERIOD WHEN CANCER CELLS REMAIN INACTIVE
ELISA
INITIAL HIV ANTIBODY TEST TO DETECT THE PRESENCE OF HIV INFECTION
ENCAPSULATED
TUMOR THAT DOES NOT INFILTRATE THE SURROUNDING TISSUE
HEPATOSPLENOMEGALY
ENLARGEMENT OF THE SPLEEN & LIVER
HODGKIN'S DISEASE
MALIGNANT PAINLESS ENLARGEMENT OF THE LYMPH NODES
HYPERPLASIA
EXCESSIVE DEVELOPMENT
IMMUNE
TO BE RESISTANT TO A DISEASE
IMMUNOGLOBULIN
BLOOD PROTEINS (ANTIBODIES)
IMMUNOLOGIST
ONE WHO STUDIES IMMUNOLOGY
IN SITU
CANCER IN A LOCALIZED SPOT
INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS
ACUTE VIRAL INFECTION CAUSED BY THE EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS
LEUKEMIA
MALIGNANT BLOOD DISORDER WHERE THERE IS AN OVER ABUNDANCE OF WBC'S
LIPOMA
A FATTY TUMOR
LYMPH
CLEAR, WATERY FLUID FORMED FROM INTERSTITIAL FLUID (TISSUE FLUID)
LYMPHADENECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A LYMPH GLAND
LYMPHANGIOMA
TUMOR OF LYMPHATIC VESSELS
LYMPHOIDECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE
LYMPHOMA
TUMOR IN THE LYMPHATIC TISSUE
LYMPHOSARCOMA
MALIGNANT NEOPLASTIC DISORDER OF THE LYMPHATIC TISSUE
MASTECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE BREAST
MELANOCARCINOMA
BLACK, CANCEROUS TUMOR
METASTASIS
MOVEMENT OF CANCER CELLS FROM ONE PART OF THE BODY TO ANOTHER
ONCOGENESIS
FORMATION OF CANCER CELLS
OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS
DISEASES WHICH TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CAUSE INFECTION WHEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IS DEPRESSED
PALLIATIVE
TREATMENT PROVIDED TO RELIEVE SYMPTOMS
PAPILLOMA
NIPPLE-LIKE TUMOR
RADIATION THERAPY
THE USE OF RADIATION TO DESTROY CANCER CELLS
REMISSION
THE LESSENING IN SEVERITY OR ABATEMENT OF THE SYMPTOMS OF DISEASE
SARCOMA
A TYPE OF SKIN CANCER
SCIRRHUS
A HARD, CANCEROUS TUMOR
SPLEEN
ORGAN WHICH STORES PLATELETS AND FILTERS OUT OLD RBC'S & WBC'S
SPLENALGIA
PAIN IN THE SPLEEN
SPLENECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENOMEGALY
ENLARGEMENT OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENOPEXY
SURGICAL FIXATION OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENOPTOSIS
PROLAPSE OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENORRHAGIA
HEMORRHAGE OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENORRHAPHY
SUTURING OF THE SPLEEN
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
AN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE
THYMOPATHY
DISEASE OF THE THYMUS GLAND
THYMUS GLAND
GLAND LOCATED IN THE MEDIASTINUM WHICH PRODUCES T-CELLS (A TYPE OF LYMPHOCYTE)
TONSIL
A MASS OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BACK OF THE PHARYNX
TONSILLECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE TONSILS
TONSILLITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE TONSILS
VACCINE
A LIVE OR KILLED SUSPENSION THAT WILL CAUSE THE BODY TO BUILD ANTIBODIES
WESTERN BLOT
CONFIRMATORY TEST FOR THE PRESENCE OF HIV INFECTION