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Bonewit chap 17

Troy Schultz#30 end of chap 17 terms

The surface of the arm in front of the elbow. Anticubital space
Substance that inhibits blood clotting. Anticoagulant
Thin, light-colored layer of WBC and platelets that lies between a top layer of plasma and a bottom layer of RBC when an anitcoagulant has been added to a blood specimen. Buffy coat
Closed glass or plastic tube that contains a premeasured vacum. Evacuated tube
Swelling or mass of coagulated blood caused by a break in a blood vessel. Hematoma
Increase in the concentration of the nonfilterable blood components in the blood vessels, such as RBC, enzymes, iron, and calcium, as a result of a decrease in the fluid content of the blood. Hemoconcentration
Breakdown of blood cells. Hemolysis
Inflammation of bone and cartilage. Osteochondritis
Inflammation of the bone as a result of bacterial infection. Osteomyelitis
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
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 a vein. Venipuncture
Backflow of blood (from an evacuated tube) into the patient's body. Venous reflux
Temporary cessation or slowing of the venous blood flow. Venous stasis
Created by: troyschultz