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Blood & Lymphatic System - Q – Symptomatic terms & A – Meaning

microcytosis presence of small red blood cells
macrocytosis presence of large red blood cells
anisocytosis presence of red blood cells of unequal size (an = not, without; iso = equal)
poikilocytosis presence of large, irregularly shaped red blood cells (poikilo = irregular)
reticulocytosis an increased number of immature erythrocytes in the blood
erythropenia an abnormally reduced number of red blood cells
lymphocytopenia an abnormally reduced number of lymphocytes
neutropenia a decreased number of neutrophils
pancytopenia an abnormally reduced number of all cellular components in the blood
thrombocytopenia an abnormally decreased number of platelets in the blood, impairing the clotting process
hemolysis breakdown of the red blood cell membrane
immunocompromised impaired immunologic defenses caused by an immunodeficiency disorder or by therapy with immunosuppressive agents
immunosuppression impaired ability to provide an immune response
lymphadenopathy enlarged (diseased) lymph nodes
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
Created by: MT student1