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acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children acute lymphoblastic leukemia , acute lymphocytic leukemia
inflammation of a gland or lymph node adenitis
glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands) adenopathy
inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct angiitis
branch of medical science that studies the blood and lymph vessels and their disorders angiology
any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts angiopathy
plexus of lymph nodes in the lower portion of the abdominal aorta aortic plexus
any of the lymph glands of the armpit; fights infections in the neck and chest and arm regions axillary node
lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis bubo
swelling of lymph node bubo
armpit, inflamed lymph node in bubo
organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body cardiovascular system , circulatory system
milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats; formed in the small intestine during digestion of ingested fats chyle
sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid cistern , cisterna
process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine extravasation
extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation extravasation
acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing glandular fever , infectious mononucleosis , kissing disease , mono , mononucleosis
malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver Hodgkin's disease
class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response Ig , immune gamma globulin , immune globulin , immune serum globulin , immunoglobulin
sarcoma that starts with purplish spots on the feet and legs and spreads from the skin to lymph nodes and internal organs; a common manifestation of AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma
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