_____ is the use of radioactive materials in contact with or implanted into the tissues to be treated.
The term _____ means to destroy worn-out red blood cells and to liberate hemoglobin.
A/An _____ is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of malignant disorders such as tumors and cancer.
The bloodborne infection _____ is commonly known as HIV.
human immunodeficiency virus
A/An _____ disorder is any of a large group of diseases characterized by a condition in which the immune system produces antibodies to work against its own tissues
A/An _____ is a medication that is capable of inhibiting the growth of or killing pathogenic bacterial microorganisms.
_____system is a group of proteins that normally circulate in the blood in an inactive form.
The bacteria that form a chain are known as
_____is a parasite that is commonly transmitted from pets to humans by contact with contaminated feces.
_____ is a form of treatment that disrupts the blood supply to the tumor.
_____ commonly known as anaphylactic shock, is a severe life-threatening response to an allergen.
_____in situ describes a malignant tumor in its original position that has not yet disturbed or invaded the surrounding tissues.
A radiographic examination of the breasts to detect the presence of tumors or precancerous cells is known as
_____commonly known as AIDS, is the most advanced and fatal stage of an HIV infection.
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
_____ is a disease caused by a parasite that lives in certain mosquitoes and is transferred to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.
The term _____ describes one-celled microscopic organisms, some of which cause diseases in humans.
A/An _____ disorder occurs when the immune response is compromised.
A/An _____is a medication that prevents or reduces the bodys normal immune response.
A/An _____ is a benign tumor made up of muscle tissue.
_____ is a diagnostic test to detect damage or malformations of the lymphatic vessels.
_____ is a class of diseases characterized by the uncontrolled division of cells
The _____ is a mass of lymphoid tissue located above the heart.
____ are leukocytes that provide immunological defenses against many infectious organisms.
_____lymphoma is the term used to describe all lymphomas other than Hodgkins lymphoma.
Which term refers to an acquired unresponsiveness to a specific antigen?
An abnormal enlargement of the spleen is known as
A/An _____ is a medication that kills or damages cells.
A/An _____ reaction involves binding antigens to antibodies.
A _____ is a technique in which an x-ray-guided needle is used to remove small samples of tissue from the breast.
needle breast biopsy
______ wraps the body in a physical barrier to prevent invading organisms from entering the body.
The bacteria that form irregular groups or clusters are known as
The Epstein-Barr virus causes the condition known as
A/an _____ is a small, bean-shaped structure containing specialized lymphocytes that are capable of destroying pathogens.
Ductal carcinoma _____ is breast cancer at its earliest stage before the cancer has broken through the wall of the milk duct.
A/An _____ is any substance that the body regards as being foreign.
Which blood test is most accurate at confirming the presence of HIV?
Radiation therapy that is administered at a distance from the body is known as
Which term is an example of a soft-tissue sarcoma?
Which cells are specialized lymphocytes that produce antibodies?
_____ is a rare but aggressive form of breast cancer.
inflammatory breast cancer
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