Combining forms Ch 14

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Combining forms Ch 14
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  1. Chronic, disabling disease in which the body produces antibodies against its own tissues. Examples are rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus
    autoimmune disease
  2. Protein (antibody produced by plasma cells) that acts to protect the body by destroying antigens.
    immunoglobulin
  3. Suppression (stopping) of the immune response.
    immunosuppression
  4. formation of lymph
    lymphopoiesis
  5. swelling of tissue due to accumulation of lymph fluid in intercellular spaces.
    lymphedema
  6. deficiency of lymphocytes in the blood.
    lymphocytopenia
  7. abnormal condition of increase in lymphocytes
    lymphocytosis
  8. derived from lymph tissue
    lymphoid
  9. disease of lymph glands (nodes)
    lymphadenopathy
  10. inflammation of lymph glands (nodes)
    lymphadenitis
  11. enlargement of the spleen
    splenomegaly
  12. a syndrome marked with splenomegaly (associated with anemia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia)
    hypersplenism
  13. tumor (malignant) of the thymus gland
    thymoma
  14. removal of the thymus gland
    thymectomy
  15. pertaining to poison
    toxic
  16. an exaggerated hypersensitivity rection to foregin proteins
    anaphylaxis
  17. pertaining to fluid that lies between body cells and eventually becomes lymph fluid.
    interstitial fluid

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