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aer(o)
air or gas
cellul(o)
little cell or compartment
chlor(o)
green
chrom(o)
color
coagul(o)
coagulation
cyt(o)
cell
erythr(o)
red
fibrin(o)
fibrin
hem(a)
hem(o)
hemat(o)
blood
hemoglobin(o)
hemoglobin
hydr(o)
water
immun(o)
immunity
is(o)
equal
kary(o)
nucleus
nucle(o)
nucleus
leuk(o)
white
log(o)
words or study
lys(o)
destruction or dissolving
macr(o)
large or enlarged
megal(o)
large or enlarged
melan(o)
black
micr(o)
small
morph(o)
shape; form
muc(o)
mucus
norm(o)
normal
phag(o)
to eat
phil(o)
attraction
poikil(o)
irregular
scop(o)
to view or examine
spher(o)
round
thromb(o)
thrombus; clot
vascul(o)
vessel
xanth(o)
yellow
a-
no, not, without
extra-
outside
hyper-
excessive; more than normal
hypo-
beneath; below normal
inter-
between
intra-
between
poly-
many
trans-
across
-ant
that which causes
-ar
pertaining to
-ate
to cause an action or the result of an action
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
removal of; excision
-emia
blood
-lysin
substance that dissolves or destroys
-lysis
destruction
-lytic
capable of destroying
-oid
resembling
-opia
vision
-ous
pertaining to or characterized by
-penia
decreased; deficient
-phylaxis
protection
-poiesis
production
-poietin
that which causes production
-scope
instrument used to view or examine
-scopy
viewing
-tic
pertaining
-y
state or condition
ABO
blood groups
AHF
antihemophilic factor
ALL
acute lymphoblastic leukemia
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
CBC
complete blood count
CLL
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
CML
chronic myelcytic leukemia
diff
differential count (wbc's)
DIC
disseminated intravascular coagulation
ELISA
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
(commonly used in AIDS diagnosis)
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Hb, Hgb
hemoglobin
HCT
hematocrit
HgA
hemoglobin A
HgC
hemoglobin C
HgE
hemoglobin E
HgF
hemoglobin F
HgS
hemoglobin S
IgA, IgD, IgG, IgM, IgE
immunoglobulins
MCH
mean corpuscular hemoglobin (amount of hemoglobin in each RBC)
MCHC
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (amount of hemoglobin per unit of blood)
MCV
mean corpuscular volume (size of individual red cell)
PCV
packed cell volume
PMN
polymorphonuclear
PT
prothrombin time
PTT
partial thromboplastin time
RBC
red blood cell, red blood count
RES
reticuloendothelial system
Rh
rhesus factor in blood
segs
segmented neutrophils
WBC
white blood cell, white blood count
WNL
within normal limits
anticoagulants
(indirect acting of clotting factors)
prevent clotting of blood
act in liver to prevent synthesis
anticoagulants
(direct acting)
prevent clotting of blood
(act in blood to prevent activation of clotting factors)
antihistamines
H1 types
oppose the action of histamine
inhibit most actions of histamine, particularly block allergic reactions
antihistamines
H2 types
oppose the actions of histamines
inhibit histamine action on parietal cells, thus reducing gastric acid secretion
antiplatelet drugs
reduce risk of arterial thrombin formation
hemostatics
control bleeding
immunosuppressants
adjuncts for prevention of graft rejection
vaccines
used to prevent or modulate diseases