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Aneurysm
A balloon-like outpocketing of an artery wall that places the artery at risk for rupture'
Angiogram
vessel writting.
major technique for diagnosing coronary artery occlusion and risk of a heart attack
Diuretic
Urinate
a chemical that promotes urine formation, thus reducing blood volume
Phlebitis
Inflammation of a vein
Phlibotomy
A venous incision made for the purpose of withdrawing blood ro bloodletting
Sclerotherapy
Procedure used for removing varicose or spider veins
Thrombophlebitis
Intervascular clotting initiated by a roughening of a venous lining
Elephantiasis
tropical disease
the lymphatics become clogged with parasitic roundworms.
Hodgkin's disease
A malignancy of the lymph nodes.
Lymphadenopathy
any disease of the lynph nodes
Lymphoma
tumor of the lymphiod tissue.
whether benign or malignant.
Mononucleosis
A viral disease common in adolescents and young adults
kissing disease.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Includes all cancers of lymphoid tissues except Hodgkin's disease.
Sentinel node
first node that receives lymph drainage from a body area suspected of being cancerous.
Splenomegaly
Enlargment of the spleen
Tonsillitis
Inflammation or
congestion of the tonsils
Lymphangiography
Diagnostic procedure
lymphatic vessels are injected with diopaque dye
Congenital thymic aplasia

Immune deficiency disease in whic the thymus fails to develop.
Eczema:

Hypersensitivity response tha results in "weeping" skin lesions and intense itching.
Hashinoto's thyroiditis:

Autoimmune disease caused by a cell-mediated attack on the thyroid gland.
Immunization:
vaccination or injection of antiserum.
Immunology:

The study of immunity.
Immunopathology:

Disease of the immune system.
Septic shock (septis):

The inflammatory response goes out of control(severe bacterial infection)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE):

A systemic autoimmune disorder tha occurs mainly in young females.
Congenital thymic aplasia
Immune deficiency disease in whic the thymus fails to develop.
Eczema:
Hypersensitivity response tha results in "weeping" skin lesions and intense itching.
Hashinoto's thyroiditis:
Autoimmune disease caused by a cell-mediated attack on the thyroid gland.
Immunization:
vaccination or injection of antiserum.
Immunology:
The study of immunity.
Immunopathology:
Disease of the immune system.
Septic shock (septis):
The inflammatory response goes out of control(severe bacterial infection)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE):
A systemic autoimmune disorder tha occurs mainly in young females.