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  1. Dissolution of intercellular bridges of the prickle cell layer of epithelium
    acantholysis
  2. a hypersensitive state acquired through exposure to an allergen
    allergy
  3. allergic reaction causing the release of vasoactive substances such as histamine; causes respiratory distress
    anaphylaxis
  4. protein molecule (immunoglobin) produced by plasma cells and reacts with a specific antigen
    antibody
  5. any substance that can induce a specific immune response
    antigen
  6. antibody that reacts against an antigenic constituent of a persons own body
    autoantibody
  7. disease characterized by injury of ones own tissues caused by a cell mediated or humoral response
    autoimmune disease
  8. B cell; lymphatic tissue that matures into plasma cells which produce antibodies
    B-lymphocyte
  9. immunity predominated by T lymphocytes
    cell mediated immunity
  10. tumor-like mass of inflammatory tissue of macrophages surrounded by lymphocytes
    granuloma
  11. disease characterized by the formation of granulomas
    granulomatous disease
  12. immunity predominated by antibodies
    humoral immunity
  13. state of altered reactivity whereby the body reacts to foreign agents with exaggerated immune response
    hypersensitivity
  14. combo of antibody and antigen
    immune complex
  15. dry eyes
    xeropthalmia
  16. deficiency of the immune response resulting from hypoactivity or decreased numbers of lymphoid cells
    immunodeficiency
  17. cell characteristic of lupus erythematosus and other autoimmune diseases
    LE cell
  18. tissue composed of lymphocytes and a meshwork of CT
    lymphoid tissue
  19. large mononuclear phagocyte that assists in an immune response
    macrophage
  20. mucosal inflammation
    mucositis
  21. the superficial layer of epithelium sloughs off when firm, sliding manual pressure is applied
    nicolsky's sign
  22. disease caused by a microorganism that does not ordinarily cause a disease but becomes pathogenic under certain circumstances
    opportunistic infection
  23. administered by injection
    parenteral
  24. itching
    pruritis
  25. a microorganism that causes disease
    pathogenic microorganism
  26. protein (IgM) that is detected in serum associated with rheumatoid arthritis
    rheumatoid factor
  27. (T cell) matures in thymus and helps with cell mediated immunity
    T lymohocyte
  28. lymph organ in chest that produces T lymphocytes
    thymus
  29. infection (herpes) that involves the distal phalanx of a finger
    whitlow
  30. dry mouth
    xerostomia
  31. Immune response defends the body against injury, particularly from foreign substances such as microorganisms
    -the immune response has the capacity to remember and responds more quickly when a substance enters the body a 2nd time

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