Medical Term Chapter 6
Formative material of cells
Bacteria capable of movement
Live only by invading cells
Live within other organisms
The __ has/have a hemolytic function.
Inflammation of the lymph nodes is known as __.
The medical term for the condition commonly known as shingles is __.
Proteins who activate the immune system, fight viruses by slowing or stopping their multiplication, and signal other cells to increase their defenses are known as __.
The __ plays specialized roles in both the lymphatic and immune system.
The protective ring of lymphoid tissue around the back of the nose and upper throat is formed by the __.
Secondary __ can be caused by cancer treatments, burns, or injuries.
Fats that cannot be transported by the bloodstream are absorbed by the __ that are located in the villi that line the small intestine.
The parasite __ is most commonly transmitted from pets to humans by contact with contaminated animal feces.
A/An __ is a type of leukocytes that surrounds and kills invading cells. This type of cell also removes dead cells and stimulates the action of other immune cells.
Filter harmful substances from lymph
Lymphoid tissue hanging from the lower portion of the cecum
Combine with antibodies to dissolve foreign cells
complement system cells
Stores extra erythrocytes
Wraps the body in a physical barrier
The __ acts as intracellular signals to begin the immune response.
A __ drug is a medication that kills or damages cells.
The __ develop from B cells and secrete large bodies of antibodies coded to destroy specific antigens.
The antibody therapy known as __ is used to treat multiple sclerosis, hepatitis C, and some cancers.
Infectious mononucleosis is caused by a __.
A Sarkoma is a malignant tumor that arises from connective tissue.
The adanoids, which are also known as the nasopharyngeal tonsils, are located in the nasopharynx.
Lymphiscintigraphy is a diagnostic test that is performed to detect damage or malformations of the lymphatic vessels.
Antiobiotics are commonly used to combat bacterial infections.
Varichella is commonly known as chickenpox.
Carcinoma in situ
Ductal Carcinoma in situ
Measles, mumps, & Rubella Vaccination
__ is the process through which a tumor supports its growth by creating its own blood supply.
An opportunistic infections that is frequently associated with HIV is __.
Malaria is cause by a __ that is transferred to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.
Bacilli, which are rod-shaped, spore-forming bacteria, cause__.
Swelling of the parotid glands is a symptom of __.
A severe systemic reaction to an allergen causing serious symptoms that develop very quickly is known as __.
In __ radioactive materials are implanted into the tissues to be treated.
When testing for HIV, a/an __ test produces more accurate results than the ELISA test.
A/An __ is a benign tumor formed by an abnormal collection of lymphatic vessels.
After primary cancer treatments have been completed, __ therapy is used to decrease the chances that the cancer will recur.
An antineoplastic is a medication that blocks the development, growth, or proliferation of malignant cells.
Metastasis is the new cancer site that results from spreading process.
Osteosarcoma is a hard-tissue sarcoma that usually involves the upper shaft of the long bones, pelvis, or knee.
Cytomegalovirus is a member of the hespesvirus family that causes a variety of disease.
Antiangiogenesis is a form of cancer treatment that disrupts the blood supply to the tumor.
Inflammatory breast cancer is the most aggressive and least common form of breast cancer.
Lymph carries nutrients and oxygen to the cells.
A myosarcoma is benign tumor derived from muscle tissue.
Reed-Sternberg cells are present in Hodgkins lymphoma.
Septic shock is caused by a viral infection.
Dr. Wei diagnosed her patient as having an enlarged spleen due to damaged caused by his injuries. The medical term for this condition is __.
At the beginning of the treatment of Juanita Phillips’ breast cancer, a/an __ breast biopsy was performed using an x-ray guided needle.
Mr. Grossman described his serious illness as being caused by a “superbug infection.”His doctor describes these bacteria as being __.
Antibiotic Resistant bacteria
Dorothy Peterson was diagnosed with breast cancer. She and her doctor agreed upon treating this surgically with a/an __. This procedure in which the cancerous tissue with a margin of normal tissue are removed.
Every day since his kidney transplant, Mr. Lanning must take a/an __ to prevent rejection of the donor organ.
Rosita Sanchez is 2 months pregnant, and she and her doctor are worried because her rash was diagnosed as __. They are concerned because this condition can produce defects in Rosita’s developing child.
Tarana Inglis took __ to relieve the symptoms of her allergies.
The __ virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The most severe variety spreads to the spinal cord and brain.
John Fogelman was diagnosed with having a/an __. This malignant tumor that arises from connective tissues, including hard, soft, and liquid tissues.
Jane Doe is infected with HIV. One of her medications is acyclovir, which is a/an __ drug.
The __ are specialized lymphocytes that produce antibodies. Each lymphocyte makes a specific antibody that is capable of destroying a specific antigen.
Any of a large group of diseases characterized by a condition in which the immune system produces antibodies against its own tissues is known as a/an __ disorder.
The __ lymph nodes are located in the groin.
A/An __ is any one of a large group of carcinomas derived from glandular tissue.
A/An __ drug is used either as an immunosuppressant or as an antineoplastic.
The study of the immune system is known as __
Surgical removal of the spleen is a/an __
Inflammation of the thymus is known as __
Inflammation of the lymph vessels is known as __
The term meaning to suture the spleen is __
The surgical removal of the adenoids is a/an __
The surgical removal of a lymph node is a/an __
A tumor originating in the thymus is known as __
Inflammation of the tonsils is known as __
Inflammation of the spleen is known as __