Lymphatic system and body defense

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Lymphatic system and body defense
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  1. Popular name for pharangeal tonsil located in the nasopharynx
    adenoids
  2. Substance produced in response to a specific antigen; immuoglobulin
    antibody
  3. Foreign substance that produce an immune response
    antigen
  4. Serum containing antibodies that may be given to provide passive immunity; immune system
    antiserum
  5. Agranular white blood cell that gives rise to antibod- producing plasma cells in response to an antigen
    B cell
  6. Milky- appearance fluid absorbed into the lymphatic system from the small intestine. It consists of lymph and droplets of digested fat
    chyle
  7. Group of blood proteins that help antibodies to destroy foreign cells
    complement
  8. Protein fraction in the blood plasma that contains antibodies
    gamma globulin
  9. Power of an individual to resist over come the effects of a particular disease or other harmful agent
    immunity
  10. Use of a vaccine to produce immunity
    immunization
  11. Response of tissues to injury; characterized by heat, redness, swelling and pain
    inflammation
  12. Group of substabces released from virus-infected cells that prevent spread of infection to other cells; also nonspecifically boost the immune system
    interferon
  13. Fluid in the lymphatic system
    lymph
  14. Vessel of the lymphatic system
    lymphatic duct
  15. Agranular white blood cell that functions in the immunity
    lymphocyte
  16. Mass of lymphoid tissue along the path of a lymphatic vessel that filters lymph and harbors white blood cells active in the immunity
    lymph node
  17. Large phagocytic cell that developes from monocyte; presents antigen to lymphocytes in immune response
    macrophage
  18. Cell derived from a B cell that produces antibodies
    plasma cell
  19. Lymphoid organ in the upper left region of the abdomen
    spleen
  20. Lymphocytes active in immunity that matures in the thymus gland; destroys foreign cells directly
    T cell
  21. Endocrine gland in the upper portion of the chest; stimulates development of T cells
    thymus
  22. Mass of lymphoid tissue in the region of the pharynx
    tonsil
  23. Substance used to produce active immunity; usually, a suspension of attenuated or killed pathogens or some component of a pathogen given by inoculation to prevent a specific disease
    vaccine

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