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Bonewit Chapter 18


Movement used by leukocytes that permits them to propel themselves from the capillaries into the tissues. ameboid movement
a condition in which there is a decrease in the erythrocytes or amount of hemoglobin in the blood anemia
an orange-colored bile pigment produced by the breakdown of heme form the hemoglobin modecule bilirubin
the ameboid movement of blood cells (especially leukocytes) through the wall of a capillary and out into the tissues diapedesis
the study of blood and blood-forming tissues hematology
the iron-containing pigment of erythrocytes that transports oxygen in the body hemoglobin
the breakdown of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin into the plasma hemolysis
an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells (les than 4500 per cubic mm of blood) leukopenia
hemoglobin that has combined with oxygen oxyhemoglobin
the engulfing and destruction of foreign particles, such as bacteria, by special cells called phagocytes. phagocytes
a disorder in which there is an increase in the red blood cell mass polycythemia
an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells (greater than 11,000 per cubic millimeter of blood) leukocytosis
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