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PE Ch 12

Phlebotomy Essentials Ch 12

accession number LIS number generated for a specimen when entered into the computer
Aerosol fine mist of speciemn
Aliquot protion of a specimen used for testing
bar code parallel array of alternately spaced black bars and white spaces
central processing area where specimens are received and prioritized for testing
CPU central processing unit of a computer
centrifuge machine that spins blood and other specimens
cursor flashing indicator on the computer screen
data information collected for analysis of computation
DOT Department of Transportaion
enter key button on keyboard for data input
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
Hardware computer equipment used to process data
HPC handheld PC
icon image used to represent a program or function on a computer
ID code unique identification for a computer user
input enter data into a computer
interface connect for the purpose of interaction
LAN local area networks
LIS laboratory information system
menu list of options from which a user may choose
mnemonic memory-aiding codes
network computers that are linked together for the purpose of sharing resources
output return of processed information or data to the user or to someone in another location
password secret code that uniquely identifies a person as system user
PDA personal digital assistant
preanalytical prior to testing a sample
QNS quanitity not sufficient
RAM random-access memory
RFID Identifiaction and tracking system using radio waves
ROM read-only memory
software programming or coded instruction required to control computer hardware
storage place to perserve information outside of the CPU
terminal computer screen and keyboard
USB drive universal serial bus device used for storing information
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