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fibrinogen
fiber producing
fibrinolysis
destruction of fibers
hemoglobin
blood protein
hemolysis
blood destruction
hemorrhage
rapid flow of blood
hemostasis
stopping blood
hematology
study of blood
hematoma
blood swelling
hematopoiesis
blood producing
sanguinous
pertaining to blood
erythrocyte
red cell
leukocyte
white cell
thrombocyte
clotting cell
granulocyte
granular cell
agranulocyte
nongranular cell
erythrocytosis
too many red cells
leukocytosis
too many white cells
thrombocytosis
too many clotting cells
erythropenia
too few red cell
leukocytopenia
too few white cells
thrombocytopenia
too few clotting cells
pancytopenia
too few of any cells
hematocytopenia
too few blood cells
thrombocytosis
increase in clotting cells
lymphocyte
lymph cell
blood clot
the hard collection of fibrin, blood cells, and tissue debris that is the end result of hemostasis or the blood-clotting process.
coagulate
when a liquid is converted to a gel or solid, as in blood coagulation.
dyscrasia
a general term indicating the presence of a disease affecting blood
erythropoiesis
the process of forming erythrocytes in the red bone marrow.
hematologist
a physician who specializes in treating diseases and conditions of the blood
hematoma
the collection of blood under the skin as a result of blood escaping into the tissue from damaged blood vessels. Commonly referred to as a bruise
hemostasis
to stop bleeding or the stagnation of blood flow through the tissues.
packed cells
a transfusion of only the formed elements and without plasma.
whole blood
refers to a mixture of both plasma and formed elements
basos
basophils
CBC
complete blood count
diff
differential
eosins, eos
eosinophils
ESR, SR sed rate
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
HCT. Hct, crit
hematocrit
Hgb, Hb, HGB
hemoglobin
lymphs
lymphocytes
MCV
mean corpuscular volume
monos
monocytes
PCV
packed cell volume
PT, Pro-time
prothrombin time
RBC
red blood cell
SMAC
sequential multiple analyzer computer
WBC
white blood count
Ig
immunoglobulins (Ig A, IgD, IgE, IgG, IgM)
lymphs
lymphocytes
adenoiditis
inflammation of the adenoids
adenoidectomy
excision of the adenoids
immunoglobulin
immunity protein
immunology
study of immunity
lymphadenectomy
excision of lymph gland
lymphadenitis
inflammation of the lymph glands
lymphadenopathy
lymph gland disease
lymphangiogram
record of lymph vessels
lymphoma
lymph tumor
lymphatic
pertaining to lymph
pathogenic
disease producing
pathology
study of disease
splenomegaly
enlarged spleen
splenopexy
surgical fixation of the spleen
thymectomy
excision of the thymus
thymoma
thymus tumor
tonsillectomy
excision of the tonsils
tonsillitis
inflammation of the tonsils
lymphocytopenia
too few lymph cells
allergen
an antigen that causes allergic reaction
allergist
a physician who specializes in testing for and treating allergies.
allergy
Hypersensitivity to a common substance in the environment or to a medication
anaphylaxis
severe, potentially life-threatening, allergic reaction to an antigen
atypical
abnormal
autoimmune disease
a disease that results from the body’s immune system attacking its own cells as if they were pathogens
hives
appearance of wheals as part of an allergic reaction
immunocompromised
having an immune system that is unable to respond properly to pathogens