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Bonewit chpt 17

Phlebotomy-Candace Oty

Antecubital space The surface of the arm in the front of the elbow.
Anticoagulant A substance that inhibits blood clotting.
Buffy coat A thin, light-colored layer of white blood cells and platelets that lies between a top of plasma and a bottom layer of red blood cells when an anticoagulant has been added to a blood specimen.
Evacuated tube A close glass or plastic tube that contains a premeasured vacuum.
Hematoma A swelling or mass of coagulant blood caused by a break in a blood vessel.
Hemoconcentration An increase in the concentration of the nonfilterable blood component in the blood vessel, such as red blood cells, enzymes, iron, and calcium, as a result of a decrease in the fluid content of the blood.
Hemolysis The breakdown of blood cells.
Osteochondritis Inflammation of bone and cartilage.
Osteomyelitis Inflammation of the bone or bone arrow as a result of bacterial infection.
Phlebotomist A health care professional trained in the collection of blood specimens.
Phlebotomy Incision of a vein for the removal of blood, the collection of blood.
Plasma The liquid part of the blood consisting of a clear, straw colored fluid that comprises approximately 55% of the blood volume.
Serum Plasma from which the clotting factor fibrinogoen has been removed
Venipuncture Puncturing of a vein
Venous reflux The backflow of blood into the patients vein.
Venous stasis The temporary cessation or slowing of the venous blood flow.
Created by: candaceoty