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blood and lymph are two of the body's main .....?
fluids
blood is circulated by the action of the .....?
heart
lymph does not actually .....?
and is propelled in ..... direction by .....?
circulate - one - valves
the immune system consists of:
tissues, organs, and physiologic processes.
an
without, lack of
poly
many, much
aden, aden/o
gland
ang/i, angi/o
vessel
cyt, cyth
cell
erythr/o
red
glob
globe
globin
globule
hemat, hemat/o, hem/o
blood
immun/o
immunity, safe
leuk/a, leuk/o
white
log
study
lymph, lymph/o
lymph, clear fluid
phag/o
to eat
splen, splen/o
spleen
thromb, thromb/o
clot
thym, thym/o
thymus
tonsill
tonsil
-blast
immature cell, germ cell
-cele
hernia, tumor, swelling
-crit
to separate
-ectomy
surgical excision
-emia
blood condition
-genic
formation, produce
-ist
one who specializes
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-lysis, -lyse
destruction, to separate
-megaly
enlargement, large
-oma
tumor
-osis
condition of
-pathy
disease
-penia
lack of, deficiency
-pexy
surgical fixation
-pheresis
removal
-philia
attraction
-phobia
fear
-poiesis
formation
-rrhage
bursting forth
-stasis
control, stopping
hematology
study of blood
hematocele
a blood cyst, hernia
hematocrit
a test that separates solids from plasma in the blood by centrifuging the blood sample
hemolyze
to produce hemolysis
hemophilia
prolonged clotting time - tendency to bleed
hemopoiesis
formation of blood cells
erythroblast
immuture red blood cell
erythroclastic
pertaining to the destruction of red blood cells
erythropenia
lack of red blood cells
anemia
lack of blood
aplastic anemia
caused by destruction of the bone marrow due to chemical agents
Cooley's
also known as Thalassemia. Occuring populations bordering the Mediterranean Sea and in South Asia.
Sickle cell is due to a defect in the ..... molecule
hemoglobin
Sickle cell is characterized by the presence of large numbers of cresent-shaped or .....-shaped red blood cells in the blood.
sickle
-ectomy
surgical excision
-genic
formation, produce
-lysis
destruction
-osis
condition of
-emia
blood condition
-penia
lack of, deficiency
leukapheresis
removal of white blood cells from the circulation
There are approx ..... thrombocytes per cubic millimeter of blood
200,000 to 500,000
There are approx ..... leukocytes per cubic millimeter of blood
8000
There are approx ..... million erythrocytes per cubic millimeter of blood and have a life span of ..... days
5 / 80 - 120
There are four recognized blood types:
A, B, AB and O - Names for the antigens contained in the red cells.
What is the agglutinogenin the red blood cells known as
Rh factor
The fluid part of blood is called
plasma
There are four major plasma proteins:
albumin, globulin, fibrinogen, and prothrombin
Lymph is a colorless, alkaline fluid that is about 95% .....
water
-pexy
surgical fixation
Antibody
is a protein substance produced in the body in response to an invading foreign substance (antigen).
autologous
blood transfusion is the use of the patient's own blood.
sepsis
is the spread of an infection from its initial site to the bloodstream
Hepatitis B
is a blood-borne viral disease
anticoagulants
are used to inhibit or prevent blood clot formation
antiplatelet
aspirin helps keep platelets from sticking together to form clots.
thrombolytic
agents act to dissolve an existing thrombus when administered soon after its occurrence.
hemostatic
agents are used to control bleeding
hematinic
argents are used to treat iron deficiency anemia.
epoetin alfa
is a genetically engineered hemopoietin that stimulates the production of red blood cells
folic acid
and vitamin B12 are used in treating megaloblastic anemias.
Abbrev: ABO
blood group
Abbrev: AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Abbrev: BAC
blood alcohol concentration
Abbrev: Hb, Hgb, HGB
hemoglobin
Abbrev: Hct, HCT
hematocrit
Abbrev: HIV
human immunodeficiency virus
Abbrev: KS
Kaposi's sarcoma
Abbrev: PCP
pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
Abbrev: RBC
red blood cell (count)
Abbrev: Rh
Rhesus (factor)
Abbrev: WBC
white blood cell (count)