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leukocyte
white blood cell
hemolysis
rupturing of erythrocytes
erythropoiesis
production of erythrocytes
hematocrit
percentage of blood volume composed of erythrocytes
hemoglobin
red pigment of erythrocyte
phagocytosis
when a cell surrounds and engulfs particle
antigen
any large molecule that binds to antibody and triggers immune response
platelets
clot blood
lymphatic system organs
lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, thymus
erythropoietin
hormone secreted by kidneys and liver..stimulates erythropoiesis
thymus
in mediastinum
T-cells and B-cells
immune system
four types of T-cells
helper, cytotoxic, suppressor, natural killer cells
thrombopoiesis
production of platelets
plasma
noncellular portion of blood