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Drains excess fluids and proteins from tissues all around the body and returns them back into the bloodstream. lymph
Walled, valved structures that carry lymph around the body LYMPH VESSELS
Small bean-shaped glands that produce lymphocytes, filter harmful substances from the tissues, and contain macrophages, LYMPH NODES
filters blood, disposes of worn-out red blood cells, and provides a 'reserve supply' of blood. SPLEEN
located between the breast bone and heart. It produces lymphocytes, is important for T cell maturation (T for thymus-derived). THYMUS
a type of blood cell that lacks hemoglobin and is therefore colorless. LEUKOCYTE
A cell that contains hemoglobin and can carry oxygen to the body. Also called a red blood cell (RBC). erythrocyte
does not require prior sensitization to an antigen. natural immunity
infection or vaccination or by the transfer of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune donor acquired immunity
by the injection of antibodies, such as gamma globulin, that are not produced by the recipient's cells. passive acquired immunity
by the injection of antibodies, such as gamma globulin, that are not produced by the recipient's cells. passive acquired immunity
the process of exposing the body to an antigen to generate an adaptive immune response ACTIVE ACQUIRED IMMUNITY
occurs when a person is exposed to a live pathogen and develops a primary immune response, which leads to immunological memory. natural acquired immunity
induced by a vaccine, a substance that contains antigen. artificial acquired immunity
include anaphylaxis and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. hypersensitivity
A widespread and very serious allergic reaction. Symptoms include dizziness, loss of consciousness, labored breathing, swelling of the tongue and breathing tubes, blueness of the skin, low blood pressure, heart failure, and death anaphylactic shock
are used to treat allergy symptoms and itching. antihistamine
hormone produced within the adrenal gland that quickens the heart beat, strengthens the force of the heart's contraction, and opens up the bronchioles in the lungs, among other effects. adrenaline
from the right upper limb, right side of thorax and right halves of head and neck. left lymphatic duct
into the circulatory system at the left brachiocephalic vein between the left subclavian and left internal jugular veins. right lymphatic duct
usually with sore throat, fever, difficult swallowing, hoarseness or loss of voice, and tender or swollen lymph nodes. tonsils
lymphoid tissue at the back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages adenoids
lymphoid tissue at the back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages adenoids
back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages adenoids
tissue cell of the immune system that may be fixed or freely motile, is derived from a monocyte, functions in the destruction of foreign antigens macrophages
that engulfs and consumes foreign material phagocytes

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Lymphatic System Crossword

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Malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymphatic tissue. Lymphoma
Clear fluid that is found in lymph vessels and produced from fluid surrounding cells. Lymph
Disease of lymph nodes (glands). Lymphadenopathy
Dilation of small lymph vessels; often resulting from obstruction in large lymph vessels. Lymphangiectasis
An example of lymphoma. Hodgkin
Inflammatory disease in which small nodules, or tubercles, form in lymph nodes and other organs. Sarcoidosis
X-ray views in the transverse plaine for the diagnosis of abnormalities in lymphoid organs (lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland). CTScan
Acute infectious disease with enlargement of lymph nodes and increased numbers of lymphocytes and monocytes in the bloodstream. Mononucleosis
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS
Human immunodeficiency syndrome HIV
Blood-forming organ in early life; later a storage organ for red blood cells and a source of lyphocytes. Spleen
The ______ gland also produces lymphocytes. Thymus
Lymph originates in the spaces around cells and travels in _____ _______, and xxxxx xxxxx to a large vein in the neck. lymph vessels
Lymph originates in the spaces around cells and travels in xxxxx xxxxxxx, and _____ _____ to a large vein in the neck. lymph nodes
Lymph nodes located in the neck area are called ________ lymph nodes. Cervical
Lymph nodes located in the groin are called ________ lymph nodes. Inguinal
Lymph nodes located in the armpit are called ________ lymph nodes. axillary
Precise blood test to detect antibodies to specific antigens, as in HIV infection. ELISA

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Immune System Crossword

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The two lymph nodes located on each side of the back your throat. Tonsils
Lymphatic tissue between the back of the nose and the throat. Adenoids
These are lined by endothelial cells, have a thin layer of smooth muscles, and adventitia. Lymphatic Vessel
A tube-shaped sac attached to and opening into the lower end of the large intestine in humans and some other mammals. Appendix
Spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones. Bone Marrow
An abdominal organ involved in the production and removal of blood cells in most vertebrates and forming part of the immune system. Spleen
Each of a number of small swellings in the lymphatic system where lymph is filtered and lymphocytes are formed. Lymph Node
A lymphoid organ situated in the neck of vertebrates that produces T cells for the immune system. Thymus
The numerous areas of lymphoid tissue in the wall of the small intestine that are involved in the development of immunity to antigens present there. Peyers Patches
A type of lymphocyte that plays a central role in cell-mediated immunity. T cell
A cell produced through hematopoiesis and found mainly in the blood Blood Cell

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Immune System Crossword

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What is immunity achieved when the body makes antibodies against antigen? active immunity
Antibodies produced by plasma cells in response to antigenic stimulation? immunoglobulins
This is a group of cells that come from a single cell; genetically identical. clone
It is the ability to resist and overcome injury by pathogens or antigenic substances. immunity
What is a macromolecule that elicits an immune response by lymphocytes? antigen
It is an enlarged monocyte that eats foreign material. macrophages
A short-acting immunity achieved when the person is given antibodies mad by another. passive immunity
group of proteins in the blood that are concerned with phagocytosis compliment proteins
It is antigens that have been altered in order to produce active immunity without causing the disease. vaccine
What are substances that react with a specific antigen? antibodies
What is the eating of pathogens or cellular debris? phagocytes
A foreign substance or antigen that stimulates an allergic reaction? allergen
It is immunity against one’s own tissue. autoimmunity
The body’s response to infection or injury. inflammation
Lymphocytes that engage in antibody-mediated immunity. B Lymphocytes
It is a group of proteins in the blood that are concerned with phagocytosis. complement proteins
They are substances produced by a virus-infected cell. interferons
A type of lymphocyte that engages in cell-mediated immunity. T Lymphocytes

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The Lymphatic system and Immunity Crossword

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What is an enlargement of the lymph nodes Lymphadenitis
Mass of lymphatic tissue Spleen
Produce lymphocytes and filter bacteria Tonsils
I am one example of natural immunity Skin
Pathogens or foreign matter Antigen
What way do lymph vessels go? Parallel
In the spleen there are large amounts of what stored RBC
Thymus gland produces what lymphocytes? T-lymphocytes
Immunity is the body ability to ____ pathogens and foregin materials Resist
The spleen forms RBC in the ____ Embryo
The ___ the spleen is located at is in the upper left abdomen Area
What are our soldiers of defense Antibodies
ADI is caused by ____ virus HIV
Who is a lymphatic organs and an endocrine gland Thymus gland

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Lymphatic System Review Crossword

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engulf and destroy bacteria, viruses and other foreign substances macrophages
type of WBC that are located in lymph nodes lymphocytes
2nd Line of Defense nonspecific
found in the walls of small intestines, destroy bacteria peyers patches
highly specific resistance to a disease immunity
anything that can cause a disease pathogen
inflammatory chemical released during an allergic reaction histamine
any substance capable of exciting the immune system antigen
type of immunity acquired when you get a vaccine or a pathogen Active
type of immunity acquired when you get antibodies passive
when tissues are transplanted from a different animal species xenograft
when immune system attacks own body autoimmune
disease in which myelin sheaths of the brain and spinal cord multiple sclerosis
caused by the blockage of lymph vessels by filarial worms elephantiasis
small masses of lymphatic tissue that ring the pharynx tonsils
1st Line of Defense Skin
type of acquired immunity that humans control artificial
abnormal vigorous immune response allergy

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Lymphatic System Vocabulary Crossword

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Result of fluid accumulation in the tissues edema
excess tissue fluid or clear water Lymph
Lymphatic vessels lymphatics
engulf and destroy bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances in the lymph macrophages
Drains lymph from the majority of the body (except the right arm and right side of the head) thoracic duct
Lymphatic vessels that carry lymph into the lymph node afferent
Lymphatic vessels that carry lymph out of the lymph node efferent
small masses of lymphoid tissue around the pharynx tonsils
tubelike offshoot of the first part of the large intestine appendix
Outer part of the node containing follicles cortex
Soft blood rich organ that filters the blood Spleen
Specific resistance to a disease Immunity
Disease causing microorganisms pathogens
Bacteria-killing enzyme lysozyme
inflamatory chemical histamine
Phenomenon when cells follow a chemical gradient chemotaxis
Small, secretory proteins that defend cells interferons
immunity provided by antibodies in the humors of the body humoral
Chemicals secreted by WBC's and macrophages exposed to foreign cells or substances in the body pyrogens
Substances capable of mobilizing our immune system and invoking an immune response Antigens

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Basic Immunology Crossword

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acquired immunity adaptive
acronym for set of genes that play role in adaptive immunity mhc
study of immune system immunology
chemical substance that binds to antigen to increase rate of action of phagocytes opsonin
antibody involved in allergic reactions IgE
small group of proteins that regulate cells involved in immune response cytokines
chemical composition of an antibody protein
series of natural producing proteins that enhance host defense mechanisms complement
process where cell leaves blood vessel into tissue diapedesis
primary granulocytic phagocyte neutrophil
process by which cells that eat other cells phagocytosis
antigenic marker or determinant found on antigens epitope
antibody immunoglobulin
acute phase protein involved in clotting fibrinogen
C1 of complement pathway is referred to as the __ unit recognition
complement pathway that is also called the properdin pathway alternate
immunity that is in place at birth innate
antibody that can cross the placenta IgG
antigen immunogen
purified antibodies cloned from single cell monoclonal
binding strength between antibody and antigen avidity
white blood cell involved in cellular immunity lymphocyte
cytokine that interfers with viral replication in a cell interferon
type of cell that produces antibodies plasma
cytokine found in leukocytes interleukin
acute phase protein that transports copper ceruloplasmin
differentiated monocyte in tissue involved in phagocytosis macrophage
initial force of attraction between antibody and antigen affinity
acute phase protein that binds irreversibly with free hemoglobin haptoglobin
antibody found in secretions IgA
largest antibody IgM
type of adaptive immunity involving B lymphocytes humoral

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The Immune System Crossword

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The body's first line of defense against pathogens. Skin
A cell that identifies pathogens and distinguishes different pathogens from each other. TCell
The molecules that the immune system recongnizes as either part of the body or coming from outside the body. Antigens
Lymphocytes that produce proteins that help destroy pathogens. BCell
The proteins produced by B Cells. Antibodies
The body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease. Immunity
The process by which harmless antigens are purposefully introduced to a person's body to produce active immunity. Vaccination
A chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming cells. Antibiotic
A disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance. Allergy
A disorder in which respiratory passages narrow significantly. Asthma
An imbalance or misuse of insulin in the body. Diabetes

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Lymphatic System & Immunity Crossword

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If you put your hand on your chest you can feel me pump. Heart
I am blood vessels that branch off of arterioles and venules. Capillaries
I am unborn and this is the beginning stage of me, what am I? Embryo
I am another word for a fake item. Artifical
I can be used as a vaccine, but i am no longer toxic. Toxid
I am a system that involves lymph. Lymphatic System
When you inhale and exhale i make you stomach move up and down, what am I? Diaphragm
I am something that can make you very sick and possibly kill you. Virus
Small swellings where lymph is filtered. Lymph Nodes
I am lymphoid tissue in the throat. Tonsils
A disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body Cancer
Thin-walled, valved structures that carry lymph. Lymph Vessels
I am an abdominal organ involved in the production and removal of blood cells in most vertebrates. Spleen
I am a lymphoid organ situated in the neck of vertebrates that produces T cells for the immune system. Thymus Gland
a form of white blood cells with a single round nucleus. Lymphocytes

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immune system Crossword

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lymph follows venous flow
lymph is pulled from plasma
Lymphatic vessels have these to keep lymph going one direction- valves
Intestinal lymphatic tissue peyers patches
where t cells mature thymus
micro-organisms and invaders in the blood are called pathogens
stores blood in the body, and is located in the upper left quadrant of the stomach spleen
largest percent of blood cells in the body erythrocytes
white blood cells leukocytes
secretes antibodies B cells
proteins produced by B cells that destroy antigens antibodies
white blood cells that destroy debris macrophage
makes clots thrombocytes
axillary, inguinal, popliteal, terminus and cisterna, chyli lymph nodes
liquid connective tissue blood
clear watery fluid that surrounds cells lymph
thrombocytes AKA platelets
gland that provides immune support early in life thymus
these remove and filter pathogens and debris from lymphatic fluid nodes
where ALL lymph nodes drain heart
lymphatic massage starts here tonsils
example of specific immunity vaccinations
lymphocytes are formed in red bone marrow
fluid between tissue cells interstitial
where the largest amount of lymph fluid drains thoracic duct
lymphatic massage strengthens the immune system
white blood cells that filter out old red blood cells macrophages
number of superficial lymph node locations three

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