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another name for lymphatic system

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Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection Defense: The lymph system is the part of the immune system comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph unid ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Alternative: Lymphotonic, 2 capsules 3 times a ?Day. Wheat germ grass 1oz/week. Radish juice. 5veges, 5fruits, 5 berries lot of water.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Shunts: Can also be arterio venous fistulas that have occurred naturally due to disease or trauma or surgeon made for vascular access for dyalysis. There are ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Synapse: The connection between neurons is called a synapse.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
8 years experience General Practice
Immunocompromised: Immunocompromised means that your immune system that has been impaired by disease or treatment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sterner
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Both: There are parts of the immune system that work all the time, immediately, without needing to adjust. The part that makes antibodies responds more slo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No other name: However, lymph nodes (the correct name) are sometimes called lymph "glands" (they're not glands, so it's a misnomer).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia?
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Terminology?: There really isn't a specific disease entity we refer to in the U.S. As "chronic inflammatory neurological disorder." however, if you ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Only B cell: At one point all lymphocytes were pooled together under the term lymphocyte. investigation by Robt. Good, who became chief at Sloan Kettering to d ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Infectious disease: Epidemiology looks at the frequency & distribution of diseases. I am not sure if this is what you were looking for. Infectious disease = communicable ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Organism name: The disease was originally called pontiac fever, named after the city in michigan where the disease was first described. However, legionella is the or ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Epinephrine: Adrenalin
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yo-El Ju
Dr. Yo-El Ju answered
15 years experience Neurology
Medulla: In old anatomy, medulla spinalis refers to the spinal cord and medulla oblongata refers to the back part of the brain (that is now commonly referred t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
7-10 years : You can double check by looking up patent laws.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The dose makes: The poison. Reasonable doses as prescribed by a physician are safe. When used improperly, there may be an increased risk for prostate cancer in men. ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Many: lymphedema afect the venous circulation and that will make thing more complicated because it will make edema worst the edema will compromise the skin ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Kidney disease: renal failure many causes. Would do a wikipedia on this.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I'm not aware: of any other term for tendon in common usage
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no cure for hashimotos, but the consequence (under active thyroid) is manageable.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Remission usually refers to lack of detectable signs of the cancer. Cure is elimination of all cancer and is usually ascertained by the passage of ti ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
Couple of studies: This study shows the effect in humans: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21161184 and this one in mice http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc31 ... Read More
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