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The Lymphatic System - Medical Terminology

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aden
glands
-itis
inflammation of
aden/itis
inflammation of the glands
hepato
liver
-megaly
enlargement of
hepato/megaly
enlargement of the liver
hyper
over
-sensitive
sensitive
-ity
condition of
hyper/sensitiv/ity
condition of being oversensitive
immun
not serving disease
immun/ity
condition of not serving disease represents protection against disease
-tion
process of
immuni/za/tion
process of protection against disease
inter
between
-stitial
tissues
inter/stitial
between the body tissues
leuko
white
-penia
deficiency of
leuko/penia
deficiency of white blood cells
lymph
clear white fluid
-oma
tumor
lymph/oma
tumor of the lymph
spleno
spleen
spleno/megaly
enlargement of the spleen
sclero
hard
-derma
skin
sclero/derma
condition in which the skin hardens
Ab
antibody
Ag
antigen
Hodgkin's Lymphoma
HL
Carcinoma
Ca
LE
lymphedema