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LYMPH/O
Lymph fluid and vessels. Return cellular waste and tissue fluid to the circulatory system
LYMPHADEN/O
lymph nodes. Produce lynphocytes and filter harmful substances from lymph.
TONSILL/O ADENOID/O
Tonsils and adenoids. Protect the entry into the respritory system
SPLEN/O
Spleen. 1)Filters foriegn materials from the blood. 2) Stores red blood cells and maintains the appropriate balance between cells and plasma in the blood. 3) Destroys old worn out blood cells, acts as a blood reservoir and stores platelets.
MYEL/O
Bone Marrow. Produces blood cells
LYMPH/o, -cyte
Lymphocytes. Play an important role in immune ractions.
THYM/O
Thymus. Produces T lymphocytes for the immune system.
IMMUN/O
Immune System. Defends the body against harmful substances such as pathogenic microorganisms, allergens, toxins and malignant cells.
HEMAT/O
Blood
ONC
tumor
CERVIC
neck
AXILL
arm pit
INGUIN
groin
ADENOIDS
AKA nasopharyngeal tonsils and are located in the nasopharynx
PALATINE TONSILS
located in the portion of the throat that is visible though the mouth
LINGUAL TONSILS
located in the base of the tongue
LYTIC
to destroy ex hemolytic means to destroy worm out blood cells.
CARCIN/O
cancer
PHAG/O
eat/swalow
BLAST/O
Immature, embryonic
neuroblastoma
A carcinoma involving immature cells of the nervous system
Cytomeglovirus
Large groups of herpes type viruses with a wide variety of disease effects
Seronegative
lacing antibodies of a specific type in serum
lymphadenopathy
disease process involving enlargement of lymph nodes
Lymphangioma
benign abnormal collection fo lymphatic vessels forming a mass
Lymphadenitis
innflamation of the lymph nodes
Adenocarcinoma
carcinoma derived from glandualr tissue
myeloma
malignant tumor composed of blood forming tissues of the bone marrow