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Lymphadenopathy Disorder ot the lymph nodes or vessels
Pancytopenia Marked reduction in the number of WBC's, RBC's and platelets
CBC Complete Blood Count
Phagocytosis Process of a cell engulfing and destroying
Plasma Liquid portion of lymphatic fluid and blood
-emia Blood condition
Diff diag Differential Diagnosis
Erythr/o red
Phag/o to eat
-poiesis formation of
Anemia Deficiency of oxygen to cells because of low hemoglobin or a low number of red blood cells
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Anisocytosis A condtion in which a variety of sizes of RBC's are present
Hgb Hemoglobin
Polycythemia Vera Abnormal increase in the number of RBC's
Purpura Collection of blood beneath the skin
Coagulation Clotting of blood from a liquid to a solid
Hct Hematorcrit
Aniso- Unequal
Dyscrasia An abnormal condition of the blood or bone marrow, ie: leukemia or anemia
Erthrocyte A mature red blood cell
-globin Containing protein
Reticulocyte Immature red blood cells
Hem/o blood
Erythropoiesis Formation of RBC's`
Fibrinogen A plasma protein that is converted to fibrin by throbin in the presence of calcium ions
Globulin A plasma protein made in the liver that helps synthesize antibodies
hemato/o blood
Hemoglobin Complex protein iron compound in RBC's carries oxygen and carbon dioxide
Hemolysis destruction of red blood cells
Hemostasis Termination of bleeding by chemical or mechanical means or the complex coagulations process
Thrombocyte Platelet
-cyte Cell
Thrombus a clot
leuk/o white
-lysis Destruction
-osis Condition
AHF Antihemophilic Factor
Cyt/o Cell
-penia Deficiency
Immune Reaction Defense function of the body that produces antibodies to destroy invading antigens and malignancies
Leukemia Excessive uncontrolled increased immature WBC's in the blood eventually leading to infection
Leukocyte White Blood Cells (WBC)
Leukocytopenia A decrease in the number of WBC's
Created by: Jess4382