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Bonewit Chapt 17

Phlebotomy- Karly Hayes

The surface of the arm in front of the elbow Antecubital space
A substance that inhibits blood clotting Anticoagulant
A thin, light-colored layer of white blood cells and platelets that lies between a top layer of plasma and a bottom layer of red blood cells when an anticoagulant has been added to a blood specimen Buffy coat
A closed glass or plastic tube that contains a premeasured vacuum Evacuated tube
A swelling or mass of coagulated blood caused by a break in a blood vessel Hematoma
An increase in the concentration of the nonfilterable blood components in the blood vessels, such as red blood cells, enzymes, iron, and calcium, as a result of a decrease in the fluid content of the blood. Hemoconcentration
The breakdown of blood cells. Hemolysis
Inflammation of bone and cartilage Osteochondritis
Inflammation of the bone or bone marrow as a result of bacterial infection Osteomyelitis
A health care professional trained in the collection of blood specimens Phlebotomist
Incision of a vein for the removal of blood; the collection of blood Phlebotomy
The liquid part of the blood consisting of a clear, straw-colored fluid that comprises approximately 55% of the blood volume Plasma
Plasma from which the clotting factor fibrinogen has been removed Serum
Puncturing of a vein Venipuncture
The backflow of blood (from an evacuated tube) into the patients vein Venous Reflux
The temporary cessation or slowing of the venous blood flow. Venous Stasis
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