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CPC Ch. 2- Hemo Lymp

CPC ch 2- Hemic & Lymphatic System & Immune

Name the 5 Organs in the Lymphatic System Lymphatic Vessels, Spleen, Thymus, Tonsils, Peyer's Patches.
Spleen lymphatic organ in the left upper abdomen. blood forming organ early in life and later as a storage unit for extra RBC and platelets.
Thymus located in the neck, responsible for the T lymphocyte maturation.
Tonsils located in the throat.
Peyer's Patches located in the lining of the intestine. "Finger-like projection of tissue attched to the cecum, the fist part of the large intestine.
Lymphadenitis Inflammation and enlargement of the lymph nodes, usually as a result of infection.
Lymphangitis Inflammation of lymphatic vessels as a result of bacterial infection.
Lymphedema Swelling of tissues with lymph caused by obstruction or excision of lymphatic vessels.
Lymphoma Any neoplastic disease of lymphoid tissue
Thymitis Thymus gland inflammation.
lymphaden/o Lymph node
Thromb/o blood clot
Thrombocyt/o platelet, thrombocyte
Erythropath Disease of red blood cells
Hemotocrit Blood test measuring red blood cell volume
Hematologist physician specializing in the study of blood disorders
Hemoglobin The red respiratory protein of RBCs, transports oxygen tot he tissues.
Hemolysis Destruction of RBC
Hemostasis Control of bleeding
Hypercalcemia Excessive amounts of calcium in the blood
Hyperglycemia Excessive amounts of sugar in the blood
Hyperlipemia Excessive amounts of fat in the blood
Hypoglycemia Deficient amount of sugar in the blood
Leukemia Overproduction of leukocytes resulting in a malignant, acute, or chronic disease
Mononucleosis Disease of Excessive mononuclear leukocytes in the blood due to infection with the Epstein-Barr virus.
Polycythemia Abnormal increase on red blood cells
Septicemia Pathogenic bacteria present in the blood
Created by: cyndimarie21



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