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What is a blue-black discoloration from hemorrhage under the skin?
Ecchymosis
WHat is swelling from blockage of lymph circulation?
Lymphedema
What are tiny hemorrhages in the skin looking like polka dots.
Petechiae
Purpura is caused by what?
Hemmorhages into the skin, mucous membranes or internal organs.
What is thrombocytopenia
Lack of platelets causes an increased risk for bleeding
What collects tissue fluid from intercellular spaces?
Lymph capillaries
Where are pathogens destroyed that penetrate mucous membranes?
Lymph nodules
What empties lymph from the lower body and upper left quadrant into the left subclavian vein?
Thoracic duct
What prevents backflow of lymph in larger lymph vessels
valves
What pulls tissue fluid into capillaries to maintain blood volume?
Albumin
What are large phagocytic cells?
Macrophages
What do calcium ions do?
Essential for chemical clotting
What prevents digestion of vit b 12?
Intrinsic factor
What contains heparin and histamine?
Basophils
What kind of tissue is red bone marrow?
Hematopoietic