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Aneurysm
swelling in artery wall with a risk for rupture
Angiogram
Technique for diagnosing coronary arter occlusion& heart attack
Diuretic
Chemical promoting urine formation,reducing blood volume
Phlebitis
Inflammation of a vein
Phlibotomy
venous incision for withdrawing blood
Sclerotherapy
Procedure for removing varicuse or spider veins
Thrombophlebitis
Intervascular clotting initiated by a roughening of a venous lining
Elephantiasis
tropical disease, the lymphatics to become clogged with parasitic roundworms
Hodgkin's Disease
Malignancy of the lymph nodes
Lymphadenopathy
any disease of the lymph nodes
Lymphoma
Tumor of the lympiod tissue.
benign or malignant
Mononucleosis
viral disease known as kissing disease
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
all cancers of lymphiod tissues except Hodgkin's disease
Sentinel node
first node that recieves lymph drainage from a body area suspected of being cancerous
Splenomegaly
Enlargment of the spleen
Tonsillitis
Inflammation or congestion of the tonsils
Lymphangiography
lymphatic vessels are injected wiht diopaque dye
Congenital thymic aplasia
Immune deficiency disease in which the thymus fails to develop
Eczema
Hypersensitivity response that results in weeping skin lesions and intense itching
Hashinoto's thyroiditis
Autoimmune disease caused by a cell-mediated attackon the thyroid gland.
Immunization
vaccination or injection of antiserum
Immunology
the study of immunity
Immunopathology
Disease of the immune system
Septic shock (septis)
Inflammatory response goes out of control (severe bacterial infection)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
A systemic autoimmune disorder that occurs mainly in young females.