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WBCs that have role in both Lymphatic and immune systems
Lymphocytes
Fat and fat soluble vitamins are absorbed by these capillaries
Lacteals
Masses of lymphatic tissue that form a protective ring around the nose and throat
Tonsils
Nasopharyngeal Tonsils
Adenoids
Tonsils that are located on the left and right sides of the throat that are visible through the mouth
Palatine tonsils
Tonsils that are located under the tongue.
Lingual tonsils
Lymphatic tissue that hangs from the lower portion of the cecum of the large intestine
Vermiform Appendix
Small bundles of lymphatic tissue located on the walls of the ileum.
Peyer's patches
Spleen
Hemolytic- destroys worn-out RBCs and liberates hemoglobin.
Lymph nodes located on the neck.
Cervical lymph nodes.
Lymph nodes located under the armpit.
Axillary lymph nodes
Lymph nodes located in the groin area
Inguinal lymph nodes.
Gland that carries extra erythrocytes
Spleen
Plays role in immune and endocrine systems.
Thymus.
Inflammation of the lymph node
Lymphadenitis
Any disease process usually involving enlargement of the lymph nodes
Lymphadenopathy
PGL
Persistant Generalized Lymphadenopathy-> Continued presence of enlarged lymph nodes.
Benign tumor formed by an abnormal collection of lymphatic vessels
Lymphangioma
Abnormal enlargement of the spleen
Splenomegaly
Bleeding from the spine
Splenorrhagia
Radiographic examination of the lymphatic vessels
Lymphangiography
Swelling due to an abnormal accumulation of lymph within the tissues
Lymphedema
A disease fighting protein created by the immune system in response to the presence of a specific antigen
Antibody
Modified to perform a specific function
Differentiation
Family of proteins whose speciality is fighting viruses by slowing or stopping their multiplication.
Interferon
T cells that direct the immune response by signaling between cells of the immune system
Lymphokines
The process by which phagocytes eat and destroy substances
Phagocytosis
Immunity passed from the mother to her developing child before birth.
Natural Immunity
Immunity obtained by the development of antibodies during an attack of an infectious disease.
Active Immunity
Immunity obtained through Immunization or vaccination.
Artificial immunity.
An overreaction by the body to a particular antigen
Allergy or Hypersensitivity
an antigen that is capable of causing an allergic reaction
Allergen
A systemic reaction
Anaphylaxis
a diagnostic test to identify commonly troublesome allergens.
Scratch test
Medications that are administered to block and control allergic reactions
Antihistamines
A condition that occurs when one or more parts of the immune system are missing or not working properly
Immunodeficiency Disorder
A bloodborne pathogen that progressively damages or kills cells of the immune system
Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV)
Advanced stage of HIV
AIDS
ELISA
Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent assay
Test to confirm the diagnosis of HIV
Western blot test