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ANTECUBITAL
That part of the arm
ANTICOAGULANT
Anticoagulant solutions used for the preservation of stored whole blood and blood fractions are acid citrate dextrose (ACD), citrate phosphate dextrose (CPD), citrate phosphate dextrose adenine (cPDA 1) and heparin. Anticoagulants used to prevent clotting of blood specimens for laboratory analysis are heparin and several substances that make calcium ions unavailable to the clotting process, including EDTA (ethylenediamintetraacetic acid), citrate and oxalate.
Buffy Coat
A Thin, light-colored layer of whtie blood cells and platelets that lays between a top layer of plasma and a bottom layer of red blood cells when an anticoagulatn has bee added to a blood specimen
Evacuation Tube
A closed glass or plastic tube that contains a premeasured vacuum.
HEMATOMA
A localized collection of blood within tissue due to leakage from the wall of a blood vessel, producing a bluish discoloration (ecchymosis)and pain.
Venous Statis
The temporary cessation or slowing of the venous flow.
Phlebotomist
A health professional trained in the collectiono of blood specimens
Osteochondritis
Inflammation of bone and cartilage.
Osteomyleitis
Inflammation of the bone due to bacterial infection
Hemoconcentraton
An increase in the concetration of the nonfilterable blood componets such a red blood cells, enzymes, iron and calcium, as a result of a decrease of the fluid content of the blood.
Anticoagulant
A substance that keeeps the blood from clotting.
Plasma
The part of the blood consistsing of straw colored flluid that makes up about s55 percent of the blood volulmle
Serum
Plasma from which the clotting factor fibrinogen has been removed.
Venipuncture
The puncture of a vein
Venous Reflulx
The back flow of blood from an evacuated tube into a patient's vein