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Anaphylaxis
Exaggerated, life threatening hypersensitivity to a previously encountered antigen
Antibody
Protective protein produced by B lymphocytes in response to the presence of a foreign substance called an antigen
Antigen
Substance that is recognized as harmful tot he host and stimulates the formation of antibodies in an immunocompetent individual
cellular immunity
Acquired specific resistance, mediated T cells that produces reactive substances
host
organism in or on which another, usually parasitic, organism is nourished and harbored
humoral immunity
acquired specific resistance, mediated by B cells, that produces antibodies that bind to and dispose of antigens
immunocompetent
able to develop an immune response; able to recognize antigens and respond to them
immunopathology
The study of disease states associated with overreactivity or underreactivity of the immune response
opportunistic infection
An infection occuring in a person with a weakened immune system and caused by a microorganism that under normal conditions, would not bring about disease
palliative treatment
Treatment that provides relief, but not a cure
serum
Liquid portion of blood that remains after the removal of fibrinogen
erthrocytes
red blood cells
thrombocytes
platelets
hematopoiesis
The development and maturation of blood cells
leukopoiesis
White blood cell cevelopement
hemoglobin
Iron-containing compound that is developed by erythrocytes and carries oxygen to body tissues
hemosiderin
is an iron compound that hemoglobin breaks down into.
Granulocytes
leukocytes - Most abundant and contain granules in cytoplasm
Agranulocytes
Leukocytes
Types of Granulocytes
Neutrophils
Eosinphils
Basophils
Types of Agranulocytes
Monocytes
Lymphocytes
Serum
Is a product of blood plasma
Lymph
Fluid in lymph system which contains lymphocytes and monocytes
aden/o
gland
agglutin/o
clumping, gluing
bas/o
base (alkaline, opposite of acid)
blast/o
embryonic cell
chrom/o
color
eosin/o
dawn (rose colored)
erythr/o
red
granul/o
granule
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
immun/o
immune,, immunity, safe
kary/o
nucleus
nucle/o
nucleus
leuk/o
white
lymphaden/o
lymph gland (node)
lymph/o
lymph
lymphangi/o
lymph vessel
morph/o
form, shape, structure
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
neutro/o
neutral, neither
phag/o
swallowing, eating
plas/o
formation, growth
poikil/o
varied, irregular
reticul/o
net, mesh
sider/o
iron
ser/o
serum
splen/o
spleen
thromb/o
blood clot
thym/o
thymus gland
xen/o
foreign, strange
-blast
embroynic cell
-emia
blood condition
-globin
protein
-graft
transplantation
-osis
abnormal condition; increase
-penia
decrase, deficiency
-phil
attraction for
-phoresis
carrying, transmission
-phylaxis
protection
-poiesis
formation, production
-stasis
standing still
a-
without
allo-
other, differing from the normal
aniso-
unequal, dissimilar
iso-
same, equal
macro-
large
micro-
small
mono-
one
poly-
many, much
AB
abortion, antibodies
ABO
blood groups A, B and O
AIDS
Acquired Immunodifiency Syndrome
ALL
actue lymphocytic leukemia
AML
Acute myelogenous leukemia
APTT
activated partial thromboplastin time
baso
basophil (white blood cell)
CBC
complete blood count
CLL
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
diff
differential count (WBC)
EBV
Epstein Barr Virus