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Chapter 13


White blood cell with reddish granules; numbers increase in allergic reaction: Eosinophil.
Protein in blood that form the basis of a clot: Fibrin.
Method of separating out plasma proteins by electrical charge: Electrophoresis.
Foreign material that invades the body: Antigens
Pigment produced from hemoglobin when red blood cells are destroyed: Bilirubin.
An unidentified blood cell is called a (an): Hematopoietic stem cell.
Anticoagulant found in blood: Heparin.
A disorder of red blood cell morphology is: deficiency in the number of white blood cells: Poikilocytosis.
Immature red blood cell: Neutropenia.
Derived from bone marrow: Myeloid.
Breakdown of recipients red blood cells when incompatible blood are mixed: Hemolysis.
Sideropenia occurs causing deficient production of hemoglobin: Iron–deficiency anemia.
Reduction in red blood cells due to the excessive self-destruction: Hemolytic anemia.
Failure of blood cell production due to absence of formation of cells in the bone marrow: Aplastic Anemia
Lack of mature red blood cells due to inability to store vitamin B12 into the body: Hemochromatosis.
Symptoms of pallor, shortness of breath, infection, bleeding gums, predominant of immature and abnormally functioning leukocytes, and low number of mature neutrophils in a young child may indicate a likely diagnosis of: Acute lymphatic leukemia.
Excessive bleeding caused by congenial lack of Factor the VIII or XI: Hemophilia
Venous blood is clotted in a test tube : Coagulation time
Sample of blood is spun in a test tube so that The red blood cells fall to the bottom and percentage of our RBCs is taken: Hematocrit.
Blood smear is examined to determine the shape or form of cell: Red blood cell morphology.
Leukocytes are stained and counted under a microscope to see number of mature and immature forms: White blood cell differential.
Venous blood is collected; anticoagulant added and the distance cells fall in a period of time is determined Erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Blood protein that maintains the proper proportion and concentration of water in blood: Albumin.
Swelling; fluid leaks out into tissue spaces: Edema.
IgM, IgG, IgA, IgD, IgF: Immunoglobulins.
Symptoms of disease return: Relapse.
Relieving symptoms but not curing disease: Palliative.
Inherited effect inability to produce hemoglobin: Thalassemia
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