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GRANULAR WBC
NEUTRAL STAIN
FIGHTS INFECTION BY PHAGOCYTOSIS
NEUTROPHIL
A FEELING OF UNWELLNESS
MALAISE
GRANULAR WBC
DARK STAIN
BRINGS ANTICOAGULANT SUBSTANCES TO INFLAMED TISSUES
BASOPHIL
GRANULAR WBC
ROSE STAIN
INCREASES WITH ALLERGY AND SOME INFECTIONS
EOSINOPHIL
RELATING TO THE WHOLE BODY RATHER THAN A PART
SYSTEMIC
A CONDITION OCCURING WITHOUT A CLEARLY IDENTIFIED SOURCE
IDIOPATHIC
GROUP OF HEREDITARY BLEEDING DISORDERS IN WHICH THERE IS A DEFECT IN CLOTTING FACTORS NECESSARY FOR BLOOD COAGULATION
HEMOPHILIA
DRUG THAT CAUSES A NARROWING OF BLOOD VESSELS
VASOCONSTRICTOR
A DRUG THAT PREVENTS CLOTTING OF BLOOD
ANTICOAGULANT
A PROCESS OR MEASURE THAT PREVENTS DISEASE
PROPHYLAXIS
TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD VOLUNTARILY DONATED BY ANY PERSON WHO IS COMPATIBLE
HOMOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSION
COMBINATION OF SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS THAT GIVE A DISTINCT CLINICAL PICTURE OF A PARTICULAR CONDITION OR DISEASE
SYNDROME
PREDICTION OF THE LIKELY OUTCOME OF A DISEASE
PROGNOSIS
STATE OF BEING SUBJECT TO DEATH
MORTALITY
THROMBOCYTES
CELL FRAGMENTS IN THE BLOOD ESSENTIAL FOR BLOOD CLOTTING
PLATELETS
BREAKDOWN OF THE RBC MEMBRANE
HEMOLYSIS
SUBJECTIVE EVIDENCE OF DISEASE
PERCIEVED BY PATIENT AND THEY TELL YOU OF IT
SYMPTOM
AGRANULOCYTIC WBC
ACTIVE IN THE PROCESS OF IMMUNITY
3 CATEGORIES: T-CELLS, B-CELLS, AND NK CELLS
LYMPHOCYTE
AN ABNORMALLY REDUCED NUMBER OF RBC'S
ERYTHROPENIA
MACROCYTIC, NORMOCHROMIC TYPE OF ANEMIA
CHARACTERIZED BY INADEQUATE SUPPLY OF B12 CAUSING RBC'S TO BECOME LARGE, VARIED IN SHAPE& REDUCED IN NUMBER
PERNICIOUS ANEMIA
NORMOCYTIC, NORMOCHROMIC TYPE OF ANEMIA
CHARECTERIZED BY THE FAILIRE OF BONE MARROW TO PRODUCE RBC'S
APLASTIC ANEMIA
A CONDITION THAT HAPPENS AFTER, AND USUALLY AS THE RESULT OF , A PREVIOUS INJURY OR DISEASE
SEQUELA
DRUG THAT CAUSES DILATION OF BLOOD VESSELS
VASODILATOR
TEST TO MEASURE ACTIVITY OF PROTHROMBIN IN THE BLOOD
PROTHROMBIN TIME
NOT SIGNIFICANT: NOT NOTEWORTHY
UNREMARKABLE
RELATING TO A FEVER
FEBRILE
REMOVAL OF A LYMPH NODE
LYMPHADENECTOMY
BLEEDING DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY AN ABNORMAL DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF PLATELETS IN THE BLOOD,
IMPAIRS THE CLOTTING PROCESS
THROMBOCYTOPENIA
OBJECTIVE EVIDENCE OF DISEASE
CAN BE SEEN OR VERIFIED BY EXAMINATION
SIGN
MALIGNANT DISEASE OF THE BLOOD FORMING ORGANS, MARKED BY ABNORMAL WBC'S IN BLOOD & BONE MARROW - CAN BE ACUTE OR CHRONIC - CLASSIFIED BY TYPE OF WBC AFFECTED
LEUKEMIA
DETERMINATION OF THE PRESENCE OF A DISEASE BASED ON AN EVALUATION OF SYMPTOMS,SIGNS & TEST FINDINGS
DIAGNOSIS
PROTEIN-IRON COMPOUND CONTAINED IN THE RBC. HAS BONDING CAPABILITIES
HEMOGLOBIN
HAVING SEVERE SYMPTOMS AND A SHORT COURSE
ACUTE
PRESENCE OF RBC'S OF UNEQUAL SIZE
ANISOCYTOSIS
ANY DISEASE WHERE THERE IS A DETERIORATION OF STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF A TISSUE
DEGENERATIVE DISEASE
HARMFUL OR CANCEROUS
MALIGNANT
MILD OR NON - CANCEROUS
BENIGN
WHITE BLOOD CELL
PROTECTS BODY FROM INVASION OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES
LEUKOCYTE
MICROTIC, HYPOCHROMIC TYPE OF ANEMIA
CHARACTERIZED BY A LACK OF IRON
IRON DEFECIENCY ANEMIA
AGRANULOCYTIC WBC
PERFORMS PHAGOCYTOSIS TO FIGHT INFECTION
MONOCYTE
LIQUID PORTION OF THE BLOOD LEFT AFTER CLOTTING PROCESS
SERUM
A CONDITION DEVELOING SLOWLY AND PERSISTING OVER TIME
CHRONIC
VESSELS THAT RECIEVE LYMPH FROM THE LYMPH CAPILLARIES AND CIRCULATE IT TO THE LYMPH NODES
LYMPH VESSELS
ANY NEOPLASTIC DISORDER OF LYMPH TISSUE, USUALLY MALIGNANT
ex. HODGKINS'
LYMPHOMA
VIRAL CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY INCREASE IN MONONUCLEAR CELLS IN THE BLOOD, ENLARGED LYMPH NODES, FATIGUE, AND SORE THROAT
MONONUCLEOSIS
MANY SMALL OVAL STRUCTURES THAT FILTER THE LYMPH RECIEVED FROM THE LYMPH VESSELS
LYMPH NODES
SICK:
A STATE OF DISEASE
MORBIDITY
A PERIOD IN WHICH SYMPTOMS OR SIGNS STOP OR ABATE
NOT A CURE
REMISSION
DISORDER THAT RESULTS FROM THE INCOMPATIBILITY OF A FETUS WITH AN Rh POSITIVE BLOOD FACTOR & A MOTHER WHO ID Rh - , CAUSING RBC DESTRUCTION IN THE FETUS
ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETALIS
INCREASE IN SEVERITY OF DISEASE WITH AGGRAVATION OF SYMPTOMS
EXACERBATION
CAUSE OF A DISEASE
ETIOLOGY
measurement of the percentage of packed RBC's in a given volume of blood
HEMATOCRIT
OVERABUNDANCE OR INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF RBC'S & HEMOGLOBIN IN THE BLOOD
POLYCYTHEMIA
COMMON LAB TEST
SCREEN OF GENERAL HEALTH OR FOR DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES
INCLUDES WBC, RBC, HGB, & HCT
COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
(CBC)
PUNCTURE OF A VEIN TO WITHDRAW BLOOD FOR TESTING
PHLEBOTOMY OR VEINIPUNCTURE
RED BLOOD CELL
TRANSPORTS OXYGEN AND CARBON DIOXIDE WITHIN THE BLOODSTREAM
ERYTHROCYTE
X-RAY OF A LYMPH NODE OR VESSEL TAKEN AFTER INJECTION OF A CONTRAST MEDIUM
LYMPHANGIOGRAM
ENLARGEMENT OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENOMEGALY
PRESENCE OF LARGE RBC'S
MACROCYTOSIS
FLUID ORIGINATING IN THE ORGANS AND TISSUES OF THE BODY THAT IS CIRCULATED THROUGH THE LYMPH VESSSELS
LYMPH
ORGAN BETWEEN THE STOMACH AND DIAPHRAGM THAT FILTERS OUT AGING BLOOD CELLS, REMOVES CELLULAR DEBRIS, AND PROVIDES THE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE INITIATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSES BY LYMPHOCYTES
SPLEEN
PRESENCE OF ENLARGED LYMPH NODES
LYMPHADENOPATHY
DETERMINATION OF THE NUMBER OF EACH TYPE OF WBC SEEN ON A STAINED BLOOD SMEAR, EACH TYPE REPORTED AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE TOTAL EXAMINED
DIFFERENTIAL COUNT
LIQUID PORTION OF THE BLOOD AND LYMPH CONTAINING WATER, PROTEINS, SALTS, NUTRIENTS, HORMONES, VITAMINS AND CELLULAR COMPONENTS
PLASMA
TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD THAT HAS BEEN DONATED BY AND STORED FOR A PATIENT FOR FUTURE USE
AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSION
SYSTEMIC DISEASE CAUSED BY THE INFECTION OF MICROORGANISMS AND THEIR TOXINS IN THE CIRCULATING BLOOD
SEPTICEMIA
REMOVAL OF THE SPLEEN
SPLENECTOMY