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Flashcards in Ch 14 Lymphatic and immune system Deck (25):
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-phylaxis

protection

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-poiesis

formation

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-stitial

to set, positioned

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-suppression

to stop

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-glonulin

protein

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-oid

resembling

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lymphoma

malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissue

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multiple myeloma

malignant tumor of bone marrow cells

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thymoma

malignant tumor of the thymus

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immunodeficiency

AIDS

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paraaortic nodes

lymph nodes near the aorta in the lumbar area of the body

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mesenteric nodes

lymph nodes in bowel area

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mediastinal nodes

lymph node in the area between the lungs in the thoracic cavity

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immunoglobulins

antibodies secreted by plasma cells in response to the presence of an antigen

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immunotherapy

treat or prevent disease

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inguinal nodes

lymph nodes in the groin

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humoral immunity

b cells produce antibodies after exposure to specific antigens

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cervical nodes

lymph nodes of the neck

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adenoids

mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx

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adaptive immunity

active

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natural immunity

resistance present at birth

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5 lymphoid organs

lymph nodes
spleen
thymus gland
tonsils
adenoids

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3 leukocytes

neutrophils
monocytes
macrophages

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3 cells in lymph nodes

macrophages
b cells
t cells

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lymphatic system function

-transport proteins and fluid back into bloodstream
-absorb lipids from intestines to bloodstream
-protect the body