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bas/o
base (the opposite of acid)
chrom/o
color
coagul/o
clotting
cyt/o
cell
eosin/o
red,dawn,rosy
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
neutr/o
neutral (neither base nor 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 (increase in cells)
-emia
blood condition
-globin
protein
-globulin
protein
-lytic
pertaining to destruction
-oid
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
Deficiency in erythrocytes or hemoglobin is called ___.
anemia
Failure of blood cell production due to aplasia (absence of development, formation) of bone marrow cells.
aplastic anemia
Reduction in red cells due to excessive destruction is called?
hemolytic anemia
Lack of mature erythrocytes caused by inability to absorb vitamin B12 into the body is called?
pernicious anemia
A hereditary condition characterized by abnormal shape of erythrocytes and by hemolysis is called?
sickle cell anemia
An inherited defect in the ability to produce hemoglobin, usually seen in persons of Mediterranean background.
thalassemia
Excess iron deposits throughout the body is called?
hemochromatosis
General increase in red blood cells (erythremia) is called?
polycythemia vera
Multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and accumulation of blood under the skin is called?
purpura
Excessive bleeding caused by hereditary lack of one of the protein substances (either factor VIII or factor IX) necessary for blood clotting is called?
hemophilia