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Allo-
Other, different from normal
Anti-, Ant-
Aganist, opposing
Auto-
Self, same
Embolus, Embol/o
A plug
Kal/i
Potassium
Kary/o
Nucleus of a cell
Mega-, Megal/o, -megaly
large, oversize
Morph/o
Form or shape
Myel/o
Bone marrow or spinal cord
Natr/i
Sodium
Nucle/o
nucleus
Pan-
All, entire
Pro-
Before, a precursor, for
thrombus, thromb/o
Blood clot
-genous, -genic
pertaining to production, origin
Adj
-oid
Resembling, like, having the form of
Adj
-ous
pertaining to, made of, containing. Adj
-blast
an immature precursor cell
-gen
Name of the agent that produces object or state indicated by the word stem
-genesis
production, formation, or development
-in, -ine
compound formed in the body or a drug
-ism
condition
-penia
condition of lack, or deficiency
-philia, -phil
to love, have an affinity for
-phobia, -phobe
fear, have an aversion to
-poiesis
process of making or producing
-rhage, -rhagia, -rrhagia
Condition of excessive or abnormal discharge, esp. bleeding.
Anticonvuslant
agent that tends to prevent or stop convulsions
Karyolysis
Dissolution of the cell nucleus.
Embolism
Obstruction of a vessel by a transported clot or other forgein material.
Cardiomegaly or Megalocardia
Enlargement of the heart
Morphology
the science of the form and structure of organisms and their parts.
Myelitis
Inflammation of the bone marrow, or inflammation of the spinal cord
Prothrombin
A compound in plasma which is converted to thrombin in the coagulation of blood
Pancytopenia
A reduction in all of the cellular elements of blood
Anuclear
Having no nuclei
Autolysis
Self-digestion of cells or tissues by their own enzymes
Fibroblasts
An elongated cell in connective tissue, capable of forming collagen fibers
Thrombosis
the formation of a clot within a vessel or the heart; the presence of an intravascular clot at the site of its formation
Chondrogenic
giving rise to or forming cartilage
Histogenesis
the formation and development of tissues
Immunogen
substance which stimualtes the production of active immunity
Sigmoid
Resembling the letter "S" or the greek sigma
Hypnotism
Induced condition resembling sleep in which the subject is susceptible to suggestion
Thrombin
A compound formed in the plasma in the process of coagulation
Allo-
Other, different from normal
Anti-, Ant-
Aganist, opposing
Auto-
Self, same
Embolus, Embol/o
A plug
Kal/i
Potassium
Kary/o
Nucleus of a cell
Mega-, Megal/o, -megaly
large, oversize
Morph/o
Form or shape
Myel/o
Bone marrow or spinal cord
Natr/i
Sodium
Nucle/o
nucleus
Pan-
All, entire
Pro-
Before, a precursor, for
thrombus, thromb/o
Blood clot
-genous, -genic
pertaining to production, origin
Adj
Eosinophil
An eosinophilic leukocyte--a white blood cell with granules which stain readily with eosin
Granulocytopenia
less than normal number of granulocytes in the blood
Squamous
Scale-like, scaly
Hemorrhage
Bleeding; a flow of blood, especially profuse
Hematopoiesis
Formation of blood
Hematophobia
An unfounded and morbid fear of blood
Allograft
Transplant of tissue from one member to another of the same species (hemograft)
Hypernatremia
An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.
Hyperkalemia
A greater than normal concentration of potassium ions in the circulating ions.
Allogeneic, Allogenic
Denoting individuals, tissues, or cell types of the same species that are antigenically distint due to differences in genotype
Allogeneic, Allogenic
Denoting individuals, tissues, or cell types of the same species that are antigenically distinct due to difference in genotype
Anemia
a condition in which there is a reduction in the number of circulating red blood cels, in hemoglobin, or in volume of packed red cells per dL of blood, or in a combination of these.
Autolytic
Pertaining to enzymatic destruction of cells by enzymes present within them; destruction of cells, especially red blood cells, by the action of a lysin in one's own serum
Embolism
the obstruction or occlusion of a vessel by a transported clot, mass of bacteria, air bubbles, fat globule, or foreign material
Endogenous
Orignating within the organism
Erythropoiesis
the formation of red blood cells
Exogenous
Originating or produced outside the organism
Leukopenia
Any situation in which the total number of leukocytes in the circulating bloood is less than normal generally less than 5,000 per cubic millimmeter
Megakaryocyte
a large cell, with a large multi-lobed nucleus, which is normally present in bone marrow and give rise to platelets
Myeloid
Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling the bone marrow; pertaining to the spinal cord; resembling myelocytes withour orignating in bone marrow
Hyperkalemia
A greater than normal concentration of potassium ions in the circulating blood
Thrombocytopenia
A condition in which the number of platelets in the circulating blood is abnormally low.
Thrombosis
the formation or presence of a blood clot in a blood vessel or the heart, the clot remaining as its point of formation