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   A reduction, relative or absolute, in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood.


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.


Consists primarily of a clear, yellowish fluid and white blood cells. Found in the lymphatic system.

Lymph node
Any of many small, compact structures lying in groups along the course of the lymphatic vessels and producing lymphocytes.

Lymph nodes
Small glands clustered in the neck, armpits, abdomen, and groin that supply infection-fighting cells to the bloodstream and filter out bacteria and other antigens.

A procedure in which lymph nodes are taken from the body for purposes of diagnosing or staging cancer.

Inflammation of the lymph nodes.

Any disease process affecting a lymph node or lymph nodes.

Dilation of the lymphatic vessels; may be congenital or acquired.

An x-ray that uses a special dye to determine whether cancer has spread to the lymph nodes.

Inflammation of a lymph vessel.

Lymphatic system
The vessels and structures involved in carrying lymph from the tissues to the blood.

Lymphatic Vessels
Drain lymph from tissues and returns it to the blood.

Lymphazurin is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): isosulfan blue.

Swelling of tissue because of the buildup of too much lymph fluid.

White blood cell. Lymphocytes have a number of roles in the immune system, including antibody production, attacking and destroying cancer cells, and producing substances that kill cancer cells.

A cytokine produced by lymphocytes.

Soluble substances secreted by lymphocytes, which have a variety of effects on lymphocytes and other cell types.

Cancer of the lymphoid tissues. Lymphomas are often described as being large cell or small cell types, cleaved or non-cleaved, or diffuse or nodular. The different types often have different prognoses. Lymphomas can also be referred to by the organs where they are active, such as CNS lymphomas, which are in the central nervous system, and GI lymphomas, which are in the gastrointestinal tract. The types of lymphomas most commonly associated with HIV infection are called non-Hodgkin's lymphomas or B cell lymphomas. In these types of cancers, certain cells of the lymphatic.


Laparoscopic surgery

An acronym of light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. A surgical tool that creates intense heat and power when focused at close range, destroying cells by vaporizing them.

In the area of the tumor; confined to one specific area.

Relating to the lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum.

Any disease process affecting a lymph node or lymph nodes.


Latency period
The period between exposure to a disease-causing agent and the onset or appearance of disease symptoms. The latency period for asbestos-related diseases ranges from 15 years for asbestosis to 30 years or more for lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Longitudinal study
Investigation in which data are collected from a number of subjects over a long period of time.

L.Ac. (Lic.Ac.)
Licensed Acupuncturist.

Laying on of hands
Contact healing.

Life energy
See "vital force."

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