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A Sticky fibrous protein formed from fibrinogen in blood, tissue fluid, lymph, and semen; forms the matrix of a blood clot.
Fibrin
An embryonic membrane that encloses the yold in vertebrates that lay eggs and serves in humans as the origin of the first blood and germ cells.
Yolk Sac
Any of the three types of Leukocytes (Neutrophils, Esinophils, or Basophils) with prominent cytoplasmic granules.
Granulocyte
A class of relatively large proteins found in the blood plasma and on the surfaces of immune cells, functioning as antibodies.
Gamma Globulins
Exocytosis and disappearance of cytoplasmic granules, especially in platelets and granulocytes.
Degranulation
Yellow/Orange bile pigment produced by the breakdown of hemoglobin and excreted in the bile; causes jaundice and neurotoxic effects if present in excess.
Bilirubin
Granulocye w/ large, bilobed nucleus and coarse cytoplasic granules that stain with eosin; phagocytize antigen-antibody complexes, allerens, and inflammatory chemicals and secretes enzymes that combat parasitic infections.
Eosinophil
Class of small proteins consistuting about 60% of the protein fraction of the blood plasma; plays roles in blood viscosity, colloid osmotic pressure, and solute transport.
Albumin
A deficiency of erythrocytes or hemoglobin
Anemia
Strongly colored organic compounds produced by the breakdown of heoglobin, including biliverdin and bilirubin
Bile Pigments
Any abnormal traveling object in the bloodstream, such as agglutinated bacteria or blood cells, a blood clot, or an air bubble
Embolus
The presence of glucose in the urine; indicative of kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, or other endocrine disordres.
Glycosuria
A granulocye with coarse cytoplasmic granules that produces heprin, histimine, and other chemicals involved in inflammation
Basophil
An undifferentiated stem cell of the bone marrow that can give rise to any of the formed elements of the blood
hemocytoblast
A lymphocyte that functions as an antigen-presenting cell and, in humoral immunity, differentiates into an antibody-producing plasma cell; also called a B Cell
B Lymphocyte