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Extracorporeal
Outside of the body
Hematology
The science of blood and blood-forming tissues
Dysphagia
condition in which swallowing is diff or painful
Hydrocephalus
condition marked by excessive accumulation of fluid within or inside the brain.
Glycolysis
energy-yielding conversion of glucose to pyruvic acid in cells.
Glycogenic
the rise of glucose
Acardia
congential absence of the heart
Hypotonic
having a lower osmotic press. than blood or other reference solution; state of muscle having less tension.
Hypertrophy
increase in size of tissue w/out tumor formation; increase in the size of the cells w/out the increase in # of cells.
hyperlipemia
Abnormally high levels of lipids in circulating blood.
Isotonic
having the same osmotic press; having equal tension; the type of myscular contraction in which shortening occurs while tension is unchanged.
Chromosome
contains cell's genes; forms a darkly stained body during a cell division.
Cytoplasm
The substance of a cell exclusion of the nucleus.
Anoxia
No presence of oxygen in the tissues, or less than normal concentration of oxygen present in tissues.
Monocyte
a type of mononuclear leukocyte
Somatic
pertaining to the body
lysosome
a membrane-bound cytoplasmic organelle which contains hydolytic enzymes.
Reticulocyte
a young erthrocyte with a network of basophilic material in the cytoplasm
Extracorporeal
Outside of the body
Hematology
The science of blood and blood-forming tissues
Dysphagia
condition in which swallowing is diff or painful
Hydrocephalus
condition marked by excessive accumulation of fluid within or inside the brain.
Glycolysis
energy-yielding conversion of glucose to pyruvic acid in cells.
Glycogenic
the rise of glucose
Acardia
congential absence of the heart
Hypotonic
having a lower osmotic press. than blood or other reference solution; state of muscle having less tension.
Hypertrophy
increase in size of tissue w/out tumor formation; increase in the size of the cells w/out the increase in # of cells.
hyperlipemia
Abnormally high levels of lipids in circulating blood.
Isotonic
having the same osmotic press; having equal tension; the type of myscular contraction in which shortening occurs while tension is unchanged.
Chromosome
contains cell's genes; forms a darkly stained body during a cell division.
Cytoplasm
The substance of a cell exclusion of the nucleus.
Anoxia
No presence of oxygen in the tissues, or less than normal concentration of oxygen present in tissues.
Monocyte
a type of mononuclear leukocyte
Somatic
pertaining to the body
lysosome
a membrane-bound cytoplasmic organelle which contains hydolytic enzymes.
Reticulocyte
a young erthrocyte with a network of basophilic material in the cytoplasm
Polychromatophilic
pertaining to the property of staining readily with various dyes (RBC)
Corpuscle
a small rounded body (RBC)
Venule
a small vein
Cholinesterase
an enzyme which helps catalyze the hydrolysis of actelycholine.
atony
flacidity, lacking tone or tension
phagocytosis
the process of ingestion of small dissolve particle, like bacteria, or food
hyperphagia
over eating
hemolytic
relating to the destruction of erythrocytes.
hemolysis
the destruction of erythrocytes with the liberation of hemoglobin in the surrounding fluid.
Atrophy
the reduction in size of organ or cells.
Hyperplasia
abnormal increase in the # of cells in normal arrangement in a tissue (Tumor Excluded)
Chondroplasty
plastic surgery of cartilage
leukocyte
WBC
Erythrocyte
RBC
Anemia
condition in which erythrocyte count, hemoglobin level and/or hemocrit are below normal.
Anisocytosis
abnormal variation in the size of the cells (erythrocytes)
Aplastic
pertaining to lack of development of an organ or tissue
Hypertonic
having a higher osomotic pressure than blood or other reference solution; pertaining to the state of a muscle in greater than normal tension.
Hypoxia
less than normal oxygen level in tissue or inspired air
Macrophage
a large phagocytic cell
polyphagia
excessive eating
hemostasis
the arrest of bleeding; the arrest of circulatiopn in blood vessels of a part
Hyperemia
Increased amount of blood in one particular part
Hypoglycemia
an abnormally low concentration of glucose in the circulation blood, less than 50 to 80 mg glucose per dL of the blood
Leukemia
cancer of blood or blood-forming tissues.
Leukocytosis
abnormally high number of leukocytes present in the circulating blood, usually over 10,000 cubic mm.
Leukopenia
abnormally low number of leukocutes present in the circulating blood, usually less than 5,000 cubic mm.
Megakaryocyte
A large cell with multi-lobed nucleus which is normally present in bone marrow and gives rise to platelets.
Polycythemia
an excess total mass of erythrocytes in the body.