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agglutin/o
clumping, sticking together
baso/o
base (alkaline, the opposite of acid)
chrom/o
color
coagul/o
clotting
cyt/o
cell
eosin/o
red, rosy, dawn
erythr/o
red
granul/o
granules
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
hemoglobin/o
hemoglobin
is/o
same, equal
kary/o
nucleus
leuk/o
white
mon/o
one, single
morph/o
shape, form
myel/o
bone marrow
neutro/o
neutral (neither base or 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
(slight increase in cell numbers)
-emia
blood condition
-globin
protein
-globulin
protein
-lytic
pertaining to destruction
-oid
resembling, 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
ALL
Acute lymphocytic leukemia
CLL
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
CML
chronic myleogenous leukemia
CBC
complete blood count
BMT
bone marrow transplant
diff.
differential count (wbc's)
EBV
Epstein-Barr virus,
the cause of mononucleosis
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Hct
Hematocrit
percentage of rbc's in a volume of blood
Hb, Hgb
hemoglobin test
total amount of hemoglobin in sample of peripheral blood
antiglobulin test (Coombs)
demonstrates whether the patient's rbc's are coated with antibody (useful for determining Rh factor)
coagulation time
time required for venous blood to clot in a test tube
G-CSF
granulocyte colony-stimulating factor
GM-CSF
granulocyte macrophage
colony-stimulating factor
GVHD
graft versus host disease
MCH
mean corpuscular hemoglobin,
avg. amt. of hemoglobin per cell
MCHC
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration -- avg. concentration
of hemoglobin in a single red cell. When MCHC is low, the cell is hypochromic.
MCV
mean corpuscular volume
avg. volume or size of single rbc
When MCV is high, the cells are macrocytic, and when low the cells are microcytic.
PT
prothrombin time

test of ability of blood to clot