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LOM Ch 13

LOM Ch 13 Blood System

basophil white blood cell with dark-staining granules that have an affinity for basic dyes
hypochromic pertaining to deficiency of color (reduction of hemoglobin in red blood cells)
anticoagulant a substance that works against blood clotting
coagulopathy disease of the clotting process
cytology study of cells
eosinophil white blood cell with dark staining granules in it's cytoplasmk
hemolysis destruction of blood cells
hematocrit separation of blood; percentage of red blood cells in a given volume of blood
hemoglobinopathy disease of abnormal hemoglobins
anisocytosis abnormal condition of unequal size of cells
megakaryocyte cell with multiple large nurclei; immature platelet
leukocytopenia deficiency of white blood cells
monocyte white blood cell with one large nucleus; an agranuloctye and phagocyte
morphology study of shape or form
myeloblast bone marrow cell that develops into a myelocyte and then a leukocyte
neutropenia deficiency in neutrophils
polymorphonuclear pertaining to a white blood cell with a multilobed nucleus
phagocyte cell that ingests other cells or microorganisms
poikilocytosis irregularity in the shape of red blood cells
sideropenia dificiency in iron in seru,m
spherocytosis condition in which erthrocytes assume a spheroidal (rounded) shape
thrombocytopenia deficiency in iron in serum
plasmapheresis removal of plasma from the rest of the blood by mechanical means (centrifuge)
leukapheresis removal of white blood cells from the rest of the blood by centrifugation
plateletpheresis remaoval of platelets from the rest of the blood by centrifugation
monoblast immature whit blood cell (monocyte)
Macrocytosis Aabnormal condition (slight increase in numbers) of macroctyes (red blood cells that are larger than normal)
microcytosis cells abnormal condition (slight increase in numbers) of microcytes (red blood cells that are smaller than normal)
leukemia abnormal condition of white blood cells (increawse in numbers of malignant cells)
hemoglobin blood protein in erythrocytes; enables the cell to carry oxygen
immunoglobulin protein (antibody produced by plasma cells) that acts to protect the body by destroying antigens
thrombolytioc therapy treatment that destroys blood clots
myeloid derived from bone marrow
thrombosis abnormal condition of clotting
granulocytopenia deficiency of granulocytes (wbc)
pancytopenia deficiency of all blood cells
macrophage large cell that eats other cells; derived from a monocyte
eosinophilia increase in numbers of eosinophils
neutorphilia increawse in numbers of neutrophils
electrophoresis separation of proteins in a solution by using an electric current (used to separate protein fractions of serum, urine, or cerebrospinal fluid)
hematopoiesis formation of blood cells
erythropoiesis formation of red blood cells
myelopoiesis formation of bone marrow
hemostasis stoppage of the flow of blood
Created by: mscardenas