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Blood & Lymph Syst 8

Words and Definitions

hemorrhage bursting forth of blood
hemolysis the breaking down of blood
hematic pertaining to blood (adj)
hematology the study of blood
hematoma tumor of blood
lymphatic pertaining to the lymph system
lymphangitis inflammation of a lymph vessel
lymphadenopathy disease of a lymph gland
hyperchromic too much color
hypochromic too little color
immunosuppression weakened immune response
immunocompromised weakened immune response
morphology the study of shape
myelocyte bone marrow cell
myelogenous originating in the bone marrow
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
splenectomy removal of spleen
erythrocyte red cell
cytology study of cells
lymphadenitis inflammation of a lymph gland
thrombocytes clotting cell
leukocytopenia too little white blood cells
hemoglobin iron containing pigment of red blood cells that carries oxygen
metastasis a secondary cancer that has spread from its primary location
septicemia bacterial infection of the blood
plasma fluid in blood before blood clot forms
platelets thrombocytes
anemia condition of the blood
serum fluid in blood after blood clot forms
Created by: jhlcc