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hem(a), hem(o), hemat(o), or -emia

hidr(o)

hydr(o)
blood

sweat, perspiration

water
muc(o)

py(o)

sial(o)

ur(o)
mucus

pus

saliva; salivary glands

urine; urinary tract
purulent, suppurative

sanguinous
pertaining to, consisting of, or producing pus

containing blood
abscess

necr(o)
localized collection of pus in a cavity surrounded by inflamed tissue

death
hematoma

hyperemia
localized collection of blood in an organ, tissue, or space

excess of blood due to inflammation
cellul(o)

chrom(o)

cyt(o), -cyte
little cell or compartment

color

cell
hemoglobin(o)

kary(o), nucle(o)

morph(o)
hemoglobin

nucleus

shape; form
norm(o)

phil(o)

poikil(o)
normal

attraction

irregular
spher(o)

calc(i)

kal(i)

natr(o)
round

calcium

potassium

sodium
coagul(o)

fibrin(o)

thromb(o)
coagulation

fibrin

thrombus; clot
aer(o)

angi(o), vascul(o)

home(o)
air or gas

vessel

sameness; constant
is(o)

-ant

-ate
equal

that which causes

to cause an action or the result of an action
-cidal

-poiesis

-poietin
killing

production

that which causes production
thrombocyte

erythrocyte

hematocrit (HCT)

leukocyte
platelet

RBC

measures the percentage of RBCs in a volume of blood

WBC
thrombus

blood clot
a blood clot that is attached to a vessel wall and tends to obstruct a blood vessel or cavity of the heart

when the blood is outside the body
leukocytosis

leukopenia
increase in the number of WBCs

decrease in the number of WBCs
pallor

angina

syncope

tinnitus
paleness

chest pain

fainting

ringing in ears
anemia
prolonged bleeding leads to a deficiency of both RBCs and hemoglobin
polycythemia
increase in number of RBCs
anisocytosis
spherocytosis
hyperchromic
poikilocytosis
cells not of equal size
spherical erythrocytes
low pigmentation of RBCs
irregularly shaped RBCs
aplastic
having no tendency to develop new tissue
idiopathic

iatrogenic

nosocomial
disease develops without an apparant cause

an unfavorable response to medical treatment

hospital acquired infection
iatr(o)

idi(o)

immun(o)
physician or treatment

individual

immunity
nos(o), path(o)

seps(o)

sept(i), sept(o)
disease

infection

infection
bacter(i), bacteri(o)

fung(i), myc(o)

staphyl(o)

strept(o)
bacteria

fungus

grapelike cluster; uvula

twisted
vir(o), virus(o)

aut(o)

immun(o)

-phylaxis
virus

self

immune

protection