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Abnormal crackling sounds heard during inspriation, fluid, blood or pus in the alveoli
Acute viral infection in infants, characterized by stridor, barking cough and obstruction of the layrnx
Inherited disorder of exocrine glands resulting in thick mucous secretions that do not drain normally
Incomplete (atel/o) expansion (-ectasis) of alveoli; collapsed, functionless portion of lung
Abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs, chronic inflammation/infection/bronchitis
Chronic inflammatory disease in which nodules or tubercles develop in the lungs, lymph nodes and other organs
Fluid, cells or other substances that slowly leave cells or capillaries through pores or small breaks in cell membranes
Removal of plasma from withdrawn blood by centrifuge, then retransfused into the donor
An infectious disease marked by increased leukocytes and enlarged cervical lymph nodes
Partial Thromboplastin time
Measures the presence of plasma factors that act in a portion of the coagulation pathway
Hemapoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Peripheral stem cell from a compatible donor are administered into a recipients vein
Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration, avg concentration of hemoglobin in a single red cell
Lymphocyte that originates in the bone marrow, transforms into a plasma cell to secrete antibodies
Helper T Cell
Lymphotcyte that aids B Cell into recognizing antigens and stimuating antibody production
Immune response in which B Cells transform into plasma cells and secrete antibodies
Proteins that stimulate growth of B or T cell lymphocytes and activate a specific immune response
Natural Killer (NK) Cell
Lymphocyte that recognizes and destroys foreign cells by releasing cytotoxins
CD4 + Lymphocytes
Helper T Cells that carry CD4+ protein antigen on their surface, HIV binds to CD4+ and kills T Cells with it
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