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    A white blood cell concerned with immunity. It does not produce antibodies.


The life-maintaining fluid which is made up of plasma, red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes), and platelets; blood circulates through the body's heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries; it carries away waste matter and carbon dioxide, and brings nourishment, electrolytes, hormones, vitamins, antibodies, heat, and oxygen to the tissues.

Fundamental structural unit of all life. The cell consists primarily of an outer plasma membrane, which separates it from the environment; the genetic material (DNA), which encodes heritable information for the maintainance of life; and the cytoplasm, a heterogeneous assemblage of ions, molecules, and fluid.

When a body's immune system helps fend off disease.

Proteins produced by white blood cells. They confer immunity.



Topical anesthetic
Ointment that produces mild anesthesia when applied to tissue surface.

Common bony protuberance on the palate or lower jaw.

Transplant (dentistry)
Placing a natural tooth in the empty socket of another tooth.

Injury caused by external force, chemical, temperature extremes, or poor tooth alignment.

Trench mouth
Gum disease characterized by severe mouth sores and loss of tissue. See ANUG.


Takayasu's arteritis
A form of giant cell arteritis which afflicts mainly younger females. Predominantly affects aortic arch vessels. (Pulseless disease).

Temporal arteritis
A vasculitic disorder which presents with head pain and scalp tenderness and a high ESR. Sudden loss of vision may occur due to retinal artery occlusion. Part of the polymyalgia rheumatica disease spectrum. Also known as cranial or giant cell arteritis.

Band of fibrous tissue by which muscle is attached to bone.

Inflammation of tendon. (Tendinitis)

Tennis elbow
Lateral humeral epicondylitis. (An enthesitis).

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