GlossaryCT Scan: Coaxial tomographic scan is an advanced scanning device.
Neutropenia: Abnormal decrease in the number of neutrophils.
Allergen: Substance that can trigger an allergic reaction.
Anorexia: Lack or loss of appetite.
Immunosuppressant: Drugs that inhibit the function of the immune system.
Asthma: In simple terms asthma refers to increased responsiveness of lower airways to multiple stimuli. It can be acute - when it lasts for a short period or chronic- when it lasts for days.
Cystic fibrosis: A common hereditary disease in which exocrine (secretory) glands produce abnormally thick mucus. This mucus can cause problems in digestion, breathing, and body cooling.
Leukemia: Cancer of blood-forming tissue.
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