Terminology for the Lymphatic & Immune Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Substances that reduce or prevent the normal immune system response are collectively called:

Question 2 2. Cytotoxic stands for:

Question 3 3. A corticosteroid is an example of a(n):

Question 4 4. The treatment of a disease by either enhancing or suppressing the immune response is called:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an example of an immune system suppression technique?

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Question 6 6. Agammaglobulinemia is a condition marked by the absence of antibodies. Therefore, it's a type of which of the following?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is true about an allergy?

Question 8 8. Autoantibodies are antibodies that are directed against your own body. Logically, they are most likely going to be found in which of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of type 1 diabetes?

Question 10 10. If you eat a peanut and have to be rushed to the hospital, this is a good example of which one of the following?

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Question 11 11. Plasma cells are derived from:

Question 12 12. What is the term for a kind of protein formed when a cell is exposed to a virus, one that helps block viruses from infecting uninfected cells?

Question 13 13. A lymphocyte is a kind of:

Question 14 14. The process of engulfing and subsequently destroying a cell, microorganism, or any other substance by a cell that performs such a function is known as:

Question 15 15. Which of the following picks up an antigen and presents it to a T cell?

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Question 16 16. The technical term for the enlargement of the lymph nodes, using appropriate prefixes and suffixes is:

Question 17 17. Enlargement of the lymph nodes with pain and redness is called:

Question 18 18. Lymphangi- is a combining form that means:

Question 19 19. Swelling as a result of an abnormal accumulation of lymph within tissues is called:

Question 20 20. Any disease of the lymph nodes, commonly also referred to as enlargement of the lymph nodes, is called:

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Question 21 21. This lymphatic organ was very busy making the hormone thymosin when you were a child, but is less active in your older years.

Question 22 22. These lymphatic tissues contain cells that trap and destroy bacteria that enter your intestines.

Question 23 23. This part of your lymphatic system picks up fluids that leak out of your capillary beds and then returns them to your bloodstream.

Question 24 24. This structure filters your blood to remove bacteria, viruses and other foreign materials.

Question 25 25. If you still have these lymphatic tissues, they help trap bacteria and viruses that enter your throat.

Terminology for the Lymphatic & Immune Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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