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Lymphatic System

This category is for questions about the various vessels by which lymph, a watery fluid of leukocytes, circulates through the body, providing transportation for some materials and removing particulate from tissues.

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There is a greater risk of infections.
1 the brain isn't part of the immune system. 2 Laughter, relaxation, and other good times make it stronger. 3 your skin is the first line of defense of the immune system Help? . . o
adenoids, thyroid, tonsils, spleen
Corticosteroids act on the immune system to:
A basophil releases histamines
    == Answer ==       A CBC checks your blood count not really for illness. Unless you have an infection your white blood count would be normal. It's a problem you really need to dicuss with your doctor as it could be serious but not necessarily HIV, especially if you have no...
the body sends a message to your white blood cells and those cells try and receive whatever that virus is that is inside of you. T cells also help as a second defense.
Yes and no from experience... It's not so much the cold that effects the lymph but the effects the blood that helps the flow of lymph. Extreme changes in temp are quite painful for me in that the lymph nodes in my back fill creating pressure on the spine and severe nerve pain. So, yes anything that...
to clean harmful toxins and protect from sickness
The major organs of the immune system include the spleen, thymus,  lymph nodes and bone marrow. These organs are responsible for the  production of lymphocytes and leukocytes, types of white blood  cells that fight infection.
A patient of HIV has a weakened immune system because the viruskills the red blood cells. It is therefore important for HIVpatients to protect themselves from bacteria by seeking medicalhelp regularly.
They have the same genetic structure as the rest of your body, it will only target foreign cells.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).HIV's affect on the body varies on each individual. The effect on a person can greatly depend on their lifestyle and environment.However, in most cases, it can take years for people to become aware...
They are included in two human body systems: The Lymphatic System and the Immune System.
Yes, it does. Here's how -- too much alcohol in the body... deprives your immune system of the nutrients it needs, and weakens the lymphocytes (white blood cells). Weak lymphocytes can't fight bacteria or cancer cells effectively.
Leukocytes are eosinophill basophill neutrophill lymphocyte monocyte macrophages and dendritic cells
Provides an immediate nonspecific immune response I think this is talking about the physical barriers that stop a foreign substance from entering the body. Mucous, skin, hair... those are physical barriers that stop foreign substances from entering the body. Activates T and B cells in response to...
The group of lymph nodes that are located along the sides of the neck are the Cervical Lymph Nodes. There are four that run along side of the neck.
no, it is a granular leukocyte.
The immune system is very important to overall health. It is the system in our body that protects from disease and illness. It is important to keep it operating at peak levels in order to live a healthy lifestyle. In order to do this you must eat a healthy and nutritious diet or supplement with the...
absolute value is 35% times the WBC total of 12,000 equal 42,000 an abnormally high count
Yes. White blood cells are one of the most important operational cells of the immune system. There are several sub classes of white blood cells that play crucial functions in the immune system.
Cystic fibrosis affects primarily lungs and pancreas, not immune system. But a patient affected is debilitated and it would decrease the fuction of various systems, like the immune   A CF patient that has had a lung transplant would have an impaired immune system because of the medication given...
People with comprimised immune systems are susceptible to all the infections commonly found in the population. They are also able to develop "opportunistic infections."There are a variety of opportunistic infections. A few include thrush, kaposi's sarcoma, pneumocystis pneumonia and cytomegalovirus.
Yes, when you have AIDS your body is turning all attention to fighting the disese and in turn weakens your immune system and leaves you liable to other illnesses. With aids the common cold can kill you
The bone marrow is where the production of all blood cells takes place, including white blood cells. White blood cells protect our bodies from infection. Therefore, if the bone marrow does not work properly, then the body becomes at risk of infection
white blood cell production
  It filters out organisms and that cause disease, produces certain white blood cells and generates antibodies.
It doesn't. Osteogenesis Imperfecta is a disease that can never be cured. Unfortunately, due to its nature, science will not be able to cure it either.
Lymphadenectomy is the medical term meaning surgical removal of a lymph node.
Generally, the first body cell to encounter an antigen is a specific type of white blood cell called a macrophage. The macrophage partially digests the antigen and presents some of the antigens proteins on its surface. This is known as antigen presentation. Once the macrophage has presented the...
surface membrane barriers, consisting of the skin and mocous membranes; the defensive cells, such as NK (natural killer cells) and phagocytes; and a whole delgue of antimicrobial proteins.
It does not effect the immune system. The immune system causes it. Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune immune disorder that results in the immune system attacking cartilage in the joints as well as other tissues.
they have become infected due to how bad the cut was. Please take this lady to the hospital and get some antibiotics for the infection, it will take 1 to 5 weeks depending on the seriousness of this wound.
One of the major functions of the immune system is to protect the  body against harmful pathogens. It also functions to build up a  defense system against any potential infections.
The lymph nodes filter lymph.
  3 types: Dendritic cells, B cells and CD4+ T cells.
T cells's primary task is to activate B cells and killer T cells. The B cells search for antigens matching its receptors. If it finds such antigen it connects to it, and inside the B cell a triggering signal is set off.
granular = neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil agranular = monocyte & lymphocytegranular wbc have granules that are toxic weaponsthey stain differently with Wright's stainhave peculiarly lobed nuclei (bi / multi lobed)
Fluids and particles absorbed into lymph capillaries are called lymph.
Water-soluble nutrients are first carried in the lymph after  digestion. The lymphatic system has no pump for fat-soluble  nutrients; instead, these nutrients eventually enter the vascular  system, though they bypass the activity of the liver at first.
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a diagnosis, not a disease that can be fought.HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV attacks the cells in the body that fight disease and uses them to reproduce. The body's immune response only serves to benefit the virus.
There are hundreds of types of arthritis. The most common variety that fits your description of the immune system attacking the joint tissue is Rheumatoid Arthritis. Another immunological disease is Psoriatic Arthritis, where it is believed the immune system attacks the skin as well as the joints.
it slows down infection by small amounts, your immune system can defend depending on how much white blood cells, high amounts reduces how quickly it infects. your immune system can eliminate it with the help of anti-botics.
Without it things (germs, etc.) could get in. It's kind of an obvious one there. An example I could think of is getting a cut - if it is large or gets infected that part of your immune system is compromised and then the infection could travel to the rest of your body.
The immune system helps your body defend itself against disease-causing germs and other foreign substances.It also helps us to kill the microbs which are enters our blood.
They are In the neck, under the arms, and In the groin
lymphocytes and monocytes
meaning, the changes of the face or the body to another state ie looking older than your normal age.
The immune system comprises two parallel but interrelated systems. Antibodies are secreted by plasma cells, which are derived from B lymphocytes. Different cells have different jobs.
A lymph node (pronounced /ˈlɪmf noʊd/) is a small circular ball shape organ of the immune system, distributed widely throughout the body and linked by lymphatic vessels. Lymph nodes are garrisons of B, T, and other immune cells. Lymph nodes are found all through the body, and act as filters or...
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The function of the immune system is to defend against pathogens & disease. (:
  Yes. Trust me I am going through it right now.
I don't know. That is what I am trying to find out.
No. A 1% increase is negligible and could even be due to sampling or machine error. Even if it wasn't an error, and your lymphocyte count is truly elevated 1%, it isn't significant to warrant any concern. A slight increase like that can be caused by almost anything; maybe your shower was hot, maybe...