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Bas/o
base (alkaline, the opposite of acid
Chrom/o
color
Coagul/o
clotting
cyt/o
cell
eosin/o
red, dawn, rosy
erythr/o
red
granul/o
granules
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
hemoglobin/o
hemoglobin
is/o
same, equal
Kary/o
nucleus
leyk/o
white
mon/o
one,single
morph/o
shape, form
myel/o
bone marrow
neutr/o
neutral (neither base nor acid)
nucle/o
nucleus
phag/o
eat, swallow
poikil/o
varied, irregular
sider/o
iron
spher/o
globe, round
thromb/o
clot
apheresis
removal, carry away
blast
immature, embryonic
cytosis
abnormal condition of cells (increase in cells)
emia
blood condition
globin
protein
globulin
protein
lytic
pertaining to destruction
oid
derived from
osis
abnormal condition
penia
deficiency
phage
eat swallow
philia
attraction for (an increase in cell numbers)
phoresis
carrying, transmission
poiesis
formation
stasis
stop control
leukocyte
white blood cells
thrombocyte
platelet, clottin
hemoglobin
blood protein containing iron; carries oxygen in red blood cells
coagulation
blood clotting
antigen
a substance that stimulates the production of an antibody
Rh Factor
antigen on red blood cells of Rh-positive individuals
stem cell
Bone marrow cell that gives rise to different types of blood cells; hematopoietic stem cell
relapse
symptoms of disease return
remission
symptoms of the disease disappear
palliative
relieving, but not curing
Bence Jones protein
immunoglobulin fragment found in the urine of patients with multiple myleoma
purpura
multiple pinpoint hemorrhages with accumulation of blood under the skin
pancytopenia
deficency of all blood cells
apheresis
separation of blood into its parts
eosinophilia
increase in numbers of granulocytes:seen in allergic conditions
HGB
blood protein that helps transport oxygen to body tissues
coagulation`
blood clottin
granulocyte
white blood cell with numerous dark staining granules
mononuclear
pertaining to a cell with singe round nucleus
erythroblast
immature red blood cells
macrophage
monocyte that migrates from blood to tissue spaces. a large phagocyte
plasma
liquid portion of blood
myeloblast
immature bone marrow cells
bilirubin
orange-yellow pigment produced from hemoglobin when red blood cells are destroyed
heme
iron-containing non-protein part of the hemoglobin
globulins
proteins in plasma; separated into alpha, beta, and gamma types
erythropoietin
hormone secreted by the kidneys to stimulate bone marrow to produce red blood cells
antigen
foreign material that stimulates the production of an antibody
albumin
plasma protein that maintains the proper amount of water in the blood
antibodies
proteins made by lumphocytes in response to antigens in the blood
platelet
thrombocyte or cell that helps blood clot
basophil
leukocyte whose granules have an affinity for basic dye; releases histamine and heparin