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AP MOD. I-Blood

TermDefinition
Type O blood universal donor blood
Type AB blood universal recipient blood
polycythemia overproduction of RBCs
anemia low oxygen-carrying capacity of blood
hemorrghagic anemia anemia caused by blood loss from trauma, ulcers, or cancer
aplastic anemia anemia characterized by destruction of bone marrow
pernicious anemia anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency
folate deficiency anemia common in alcoholism and malnutrition
iron deficiency anemia caused by inability to absorb iron
sickle cell anemia genetic disease, RBCs are sickle shaped
thalassemia RBCs are short lived, causes skeletal deformities and swelling of liver and spleen
erythroblastosis fetalis hemolytic disease of newborn caused by ABO or Rh factor incompatibility between fetus and mother
RhoGAM given during pregnancy to prevent Rh factor incompatibility
multiple myeloma cancer of B lymphocytes, causes destruction and fracture of bones
leukemias WBC-related blood cancers
chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)-generally mild symtoms occuring at age 65
acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)-sudden onset, primarily in children
chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)-slow onset, most often in adults
acute myeloid leukemia (AML)-sudden onset, rapid progression-most common
mononucleosis noncancerous WBC disorder caused by a virus
thrombus stationary blood clot
embolus circulating blood clot
hemophilia X-linked inherited bleeding disorder
thrombocytopenia bleeding disorder characterized by purple spots in the skin
vitamin K deficiency can result in abnormally reduced clotting
Created by: ddoyon