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Proteins that aid in antigen destruction:

cytokines

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Body's ability to resist foreign organisms and toxins:

immunity

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Proteins secreted by T cells to aid and regulate the immune response:

interferons

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Proteins that stimulate the growth of B and T lymphocytes:

interleukins

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Large phagocytes found in lymph nodes and other tissues of the body:

macrophages

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Organ near the stomach that produces, stores, and eliminates blood cells:

spleen

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Organ in the mediastinum that conditions T lymphocytes to react to foreign cells:

thymus gland

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Mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx:

adenoids

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Mass of lymphatic tissue in the back of the oropharynx:

tonsils

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Lymph nodes in the groin region:

inguinal nodes

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Group of clinical signs and symptoms associated with suppression of the immune system:

AIDS

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Abnormal hypersensitivity acquired by exposure to an antigen:

allergy

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Malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissue:

lymphoma

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Malignant tumor of bone marrow cells:

multiple myeloma

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Malignant tumor of the thymus gland:

thymoma

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Cancer arising from the lining cells of capillaries that produces dark purplish skin nodules:

Kaposi sarcoma

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Hypersensitivity or allergic state arising from an inherited predisposition to allergies:

atopy

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Inflammation of lymph glands (nodes):

lymphadenitis

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Abnormal condition of increase in lymphocytes:

lymphocytosis

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Deficiency of lymphocytes in the blood:

lymphocytopenia

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Screening test to detect anti-HIV antibodies in the bloodstream:

ELISA

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Test that separates immunoglobulins:

immunoelectrophoresis

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Measurement of the amount of AIDS virus in the bloodstream:

viral load test

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A test that is done to confirm a positive ELISA:

Western blot

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Use of immune cells, antibodies, or vaccines to treat or prevent disease:

immunotherapy

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Removal of the spleen:

splenectomy

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Removal of the thymus gland:

thymectomy

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An example of adaptive immunity:

vaccination

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Reverse transcriptase inhibitors are used to treat:

HIV/AIDS

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A CD4+ cell count measures the number of _________ in the bloodstream of patients with AIDS.

helper T cells