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anticoagulants
prevent blood clot formation by inhibiting one or more clotting factors.
antivirals
prevent the replication of viruses within host cells..
replication of viruses
hemostatic
prevent and controls bleeding
thrombolytics
dissolve blood clots by destroying the fibrin strands that make up the clot.
myel/o
bone marrow or spinal cord
poikil/o
irregular,varied
reticul/o
net,mesh
sider/o
iron
globin
protein
phil
attraction for
phoresis
carrying,transmission
poiesis
formation,production
phylasis
protection
stasis
standing still
all
other,different from normal
hemolysis
destruction of RBCs with a release of hemoglobin that diffuses into the surrounding fluid
hemostasis
Arrest of bleeding or circulation.
septicemia
Systemic disease associated with the present and persistence of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxin in the blood; also called blood infection.
Systemic disease of pathogenic toxin in the blood
titer
Blood test that measure the amount of antibodies, antigens, or immune substances.
hemotocrit
An assessment of RBC percent in total blood volume.
RBC percent volume
aspiration
Draw in or out using suction.
biopsy
Representative tissue sample removed from a body site for microscopic examination, usually to establish a diagnosis.
Tissue sample removed to establish diagnosis.
exarcerbation
Periods of flare up.
remission
A lessening of the symptoms of a disease, or their temporary reduction or disappearance.
immunocompromised
Term that denotes a weakened of immune system.
autoimmune disease
Myasthenia gravis, rheumatoid arthritis, idipath thrombocytic purpura, vaculitis and systemic lupus erythematosus are all example of what type of disorder?
indurated
to make something hard or to become hard
fibrinogen
A soluble blood protein.
fibrin
An insoluble blood protein.
edema
Abnormal accumulation of fluids in the intercellular spaces of the body.