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Anemia

Red blood cell deficient

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Bronchopneumonia

Inflammation and infection of alveoli Patchy Abscesses in the lung parenchyma

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Pyrexia

Fever

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Febrile

Feverish

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Hepatomegaly

Enlargement of the liver

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Splenomegaly

Enlargement of the spleen

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Lymph nodes

Collection of stationary lymph tissue

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Palpated

Examined by touch

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Axillary

Armpit

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Inguinal

Groin

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Ascites

Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen

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Chronic

Long duration

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Hemolysis

Destruction of red blood cells

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Diagnosis

Complete knowledge of a patients condition

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Lymphoma

Cancer of lymph nodes

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Autopsy

Examination of a dead body to determine cause of death