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function of immune system
keeps body safe
over your lifetime you build a resistance to infection
acquired immunity
t-cell & b-cell
lymphocytes
bad; make you sick
antigens
good; body creates them to fight infection
antibodies
universal donor
blood type O
universal recipient
blood type AB
low in rbc; low in hemoglobin
anemia
normocytic
normal-----RBC
normochromic
normal color------RBC
macrocytic
too large-----RBC
microcytic
too small------RBC
hypochromic
too low in color------RBC
AIDS
acquired immunodificiency syndrome
HIV
human immunodificiency virus
sarcoma, pneumonia
opportunistic infections----HIV turns to AIDS
lymphadenopathy
disease of lymph nodes (swollen glands)
body is attacking itself--rheumatoid arthritis
autoimmune disease
exacerbations
symptoms are getting worse
latent periods
symptoms are getting better--remission
swelling; accumulation of fluid between cells
edema
intercellular
between cells
blood doesn't clot like it should
hemophilia
Epstein-Barr virus
causes mono
body over reacts to allergen
allergy