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Ch. 12 PF/SF/CT

HAP (Blood System)

agglutin- [to glue together]
bil- [bile]
-crit [separate]
embol- [stopper]
erythr- [red]
hem- [blood]
hepar- [liver]
leuko- [white]
-lys [break down]
macro- [large]
-osis [abnormal condition]
-poie [make, produce]
poly- [many]
-sta [halt]
thromb- [clot]
Anisocytosis Abnormal variation in the size of erythrocytes
Citrated Whole Blood Normal blood to which a solution of acid citrate has been added to prevent coagulation
Heparinized Whole Blood Normal blood to which a solution of heparin has been added to prevent coagulation
Macrocytosis Abnormally large erythrocytes
Microcytosis Abnormally small erythrocytes
Neutrophilia Increased in the number of circulating neutrophils
Packed Red Blood Concentrated suspension of red blood cells from which the plasma has been removed
Pancytopenia Abnormal depression of all the cellular components of blood
Poikilocytosis Irregularly shaped erythrocytes
Purpura Spontaneous bleeding into the tissues and through the mucous membranes
Septicemia Growth of disease-causing microorganisms or presence of their toxins in the blood
Spherocytosis Hemolytic anemia caused by defective proteins supporting the cell membranes of red blood cells; the cells are abnormally spherical
Thalassemia Group of hereditary hemolytic anemias resulting from thin, fragile erythrocytes
Created by: queeniebelle1314