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acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
all/ergy
individual hypersensitivity to a normally harmless substance
all/
other
-ergy
work
ana/phylaxis
unusual or exaggerated allergic reaction
ana/
up
-phylaxis
protection
an/emia
condition of a lack of red blood cells
an/
lack of
-emia
blood condition
anti/coagul/ant
works against the formation of blood clots
anti/
against
coagul/
clots
-ant
forming
ebolus
a blood clot carried in the blood stream
eosin/o/phil
a cell that stains readily w/ and acid stain attraction for the rose-colored stain
eosin/o
rose-colored
-phil
attraction
erythr/o/cyte
a red blood cell
erythr/o
red
-cyte
cell
fibr/in
insoluble protein formed from fibrogen
fibr/
fiber
-in
chemical
hemat/o/crit
a blood test that separates solids from plasma
hemat/o
blood
-crit
to separate
hemat/o/log/ist
one who specializes in the study of the blood
hemat/o
blood
log/
study of
-ist
one who specializes
hemat/oma
a blood tumor
hemat/
blood
-oma
tumor
hem/o/globin
blood protein/ iron containing pigment of RBCs
hem/o
blood
-globin
protien/globe
hem/o/philia
hereditary blood disease/ prolonged coagulation and tendency to bleed
hem/o
blood
-philia
attraction
hem/o/rrhage
excessive bleeding/bursting forth of blood
hem/o
blood
-rrhage
bursting forth
hyper/calc/emia
a blood condition with excessive amount of calcium
hyper/
excessive/above
calc/
calcium
-emia
blood condition
hyper/glyc/emia
blood condition where excessive abounts of sugar in the blood
hyper/
excessive/above
glyc/
sweet/sugar
-emia
blood condition
hyper/lip/emia
a blood condition where the is excessive amounts of fat in the blood
hyper/
excessive/above
lip/
fat
-emia
blood condition
Kaposi's sarcoma
malignant neoplasm causes violaceous vascular lesions and general lymphadenopathy (most common AIDS)
leuk/emia
blood condition overproduction of leukocytes (malignant/acute/chronic)
leuk/
white
-emia
blood condition
lymph
clear colorless alkaline fluid found in the lymphatic vessels
lymph/edema
abdnormal accumulation of lymph in the interstitial spaces
lymph/
lymph
-edema
swelling
lymph/oma
lymphoid neoplasm/usually malignant
lymph/
lymph
-oma
tumor
mono/nucle/osis
condition of excessive amounts of mononuclear leukocytes in the blood
mono/
one
nucle/
kernel/nucleus
-osis
condition
pan/cyt/o/penia
lack of cellular elements of the blood
pan/
ALL
cyt/O
cell
-penia
lack of
poly/cyth/emia
condition of too may RBCs
poly/
many
cyth/
cell
-emia
blood condition
septic/emia
condition where pathogenic bacteria are present in the blood
splen/o/megaly
enlargement of the spleen
splen/o
spleen
-megaly
enlargement/large
septic/
putrefying
-emia
blood condition
thromb/ectomy
excision/removal of a blood clot
thromb/
clot
-ectomy
excision/removal
tonsill/ectomy
removal of the tonsil
tonsill/
tonsil
-ectomy
removal/excision
vascul/itis
inflammation fo the lymph or blood vessel
vascul/
small vessel
-itis
inflammation