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Autoimmune thrombocyteopenic purpura Multiple pinpoint hemorrhages due to a deficiency of platelets
Determines the number of clotting cells per mm3 or ul of blood platelet count
Leukocyte (polymorphonuclear granulocyte) formed in the bone marrow and haveing neutral - straining granules Neutrophil
Plateletpheresis Separation of platelets from the rest of the body
Monoblast Immature monocyte
Cell in the bone marrow that gives rise to different types of blood cells Hematopoietic stem cell
Megakaryocyte Cell with a large nucleus platelet percursor
Peripheal stem cells from a compatible donor are infused into a recipient's vein to repopulate the bone marrow Bone Marrow transplant
Leukocyte (granulocyte) whose granules have an affinity for basic dye; releases histamine and heparin Basophil
Time required for venous blood to clot in a tst tube Coagulation time
Globulins Plasma proteins in blood
What is plasmopheresis The process of using a centrifuge to separate of remove blood cells from plasma
Aplastic anemia Lack of all types of blood cells due to lack of development of bone marrow
Separation of blood so that the percentage of red blood cells in relation to the volume of a blood sample is measured Hematocrit
What is differentiation Change in the structure and function (specialization) of as cell as it matures
Iron-deficiency anemia Lack of iron leading to insufficient hemoglobin production
Mononuclear Pertaining to having one nucleus
Granulocyte White blood cell with dense, dark staining granules
Number of erythrocytes per mm3 or ul of blood Red blood cell count
Mononuclear white blood cell (agranulocyte) formed in lymph tissue; it is a phagocyte and the precursor of a macrophage Monocyte
Leukocyte with dense, reddish granules having an affinity for red acidic dye; associated with allergic reactions Esoinophil
Iron containing nonprotein part of hemoglobin Heme
Granul/o Granule (s)
- lytic To reduce
- Stasis Stop control; place
- poiesis Formation
What is the RH factor An antigen normally found on red blood cells of RH positive individuals
Pertaning to reduction of hemoglobin in red blood cells Hypochromic
Proteins made by lymphocytes in response to antigens in the blood Antibodies
What is hemolysis Destruction of red blood cells when incomplete blood are mixed
Hormone secreted by the kidneys to stimulate bone marrow to produce red blood cells Erythropoietin
Plasma protein that maintains the proper amount of water in the blood Albumin
Sickle cell anemia Abnormal shape of erythrocytes caused by an abnormal type of hemoglobin
Blood is collected from and later reinfused into the same patient Autologous transfusion
Hematopoiesis Formation of blood
What is electrophoresis A method of separating substances (such as proteins) by electrical charge
What is immunoglobulin A type of gamma globulin (blood protein) that contains antibodies
Any irregularity in the shape of red blood cells Poikilocytosis
Abnormal numbers of round rather than nomally biconcave shaped red blood cells Spherocytosis
Variation in size of red blood cells Anisoctosis
Proteins in plasma; separated into alpha, beta, gamma types Globulins
Spher/o Globe shaped; round
Poikil/o Varied; irregular
Phagocyte Cell that eats or swallows other cells
Myeloblast Immature bone marrow cells
Polymorphonuclear Pertaining to (having) a many shaped nucleus
Pan- All
Mono- One; single
- cytosis Condition of cells
General increase in numbers of red blood cells, erythremia Polycythermia vera
plasma minus clotting proteins and cells Serum
Percentage of red blood cells in a volume of blood Hemotocrit
Microscopic examinaiton of stained blood smear to determine the shape of individual red blood cells Red blood cell morphology
Reticulocyte Immature developing red blood cell with a network of granules in its cytoplasm
Thrombocyte or cell that helps blood clot Platelet
Thrombolytic Pertaining to destruction of clots
Phag/o Eat; Swallow
Pernicious anemia Lack of mature erythrocytes due to inability to absorb vitamin B12 into the bloodstream
- phage Eat; Swallow
Mononuclear leukocyte formed in lymph tissue; produces antibodies Lymphocyte
- Plasia Development; formation; growth
- Phoresis Carrying; Transmission
- Philia Attraction for
Hemostasis Controlling or stopping the flow of blood
Myelopoiesis Formation of bone marrow cells
Granulocytosis Abnormal condition of excess numbers of granulocytes
Erythroblast Immature red blood cell
Megakaryoctye Formaiton of platelets (found in bone marrow0
Macrophage Large phagocytes formed from monocytes and found in tissue
Hemoglobin Blood protein found in red blood cells
Multiple Myeloma Malignant neoplasm of bone marrow
Is/o Same; equal
Thalassemia Defect in the ability to produce hemoglobin leading to hypochromia
Hemophilia Excessive bleeding caused by a hereditary lack of factor VIII or factor IX mecessary of clotting
- osis Condition usually abnormal
Speed at which erythrocytes settle out of plasma Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Percentage of the total WBC made up by different types of white blood cells (immature adn mature forms) White blood cell differential
Test of the presence of antibodies that coat and damage erythrocytes Antiglobulin cooms test
Mononucleosis Infectious disease marked by increased numbers of mononuclear leukocytes
Hemochromatosis Excessive deposits of iron in tissues of the body
Enzyme that helps convert fibrinogen to fibrin Thrombin
Plasma protein that is converted to fibrin in the clotting process Fibrinogen
Oxygen containing protein in red blood cells Hemoglobin
Formaiton of red blood cells Erythropoiesis
Destruction of red blood cells Hemolysis
plasma protein that is converted to thrombin in the clotting process Prothrombin
Protein threads that form the basis of a blood clot Fibrin
Name the four types of plasma proteins Albumin, Globulin, fibrinogen, and Prothrombin
Mon/o one;single
sider/o Iron
Hemoglobinopathy Disease (abonrmality) of hemoglobin
Sideropenia Deficiency of iron
Drug given to patients to prevent formaiton of clots warfrin
- Apheresis Removal
Myeloblast Immature bone marrow cell that os forerunner of granulocyte
Increase in number of large red blood cells macrocytosis
Increased in number of small red blood cells microcytosis
Bas/o Base
Kary/o Nucleus
- Blast Immature
Microscopic examination of a core of bone marrow removed with a needle bone marrow biopsy
Time required for blood to stop flowing from a small puncture wound Bleeding time
Anticoagulant substance found in liver cells, bloodstream, and tissue heparin
Liquid portion of blood Plasma
Neutr/o Neutral
Myel/o Spinal cord (bone marrow)
Foreign material that stimulates the production of an antibody Antigen
Eosin/o Red
Macro- Large
- oid resembling
Anticoagulant A substance that prevents clotting
Poly- Many; much
Plasma Liquid portion of blood
Orange-yellow pigment produced from hemoglobin when red blood cells are destroyed Bilirubin
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Cytology Study of cells
Leukocytopenia Deficiency of white blood cells
Morphology Study of shape or form (of cells)
Morph/o Shape; form
Coagulation blood clotting
Erythr/o Red blood cell
hypo Below
Mega- Large
Micro- Small
Deficiency in numbers of red blood cells erythrocytopenia
Thromb/o Clot
- Emia Condition
- globin, -globulin Protein
- Penia Deficiency
A-, an- No not without
Anti Against
Nucle/o Nucleus
Hem/o, Hemat/o Blood
Hemoglobin/o Hemoglobin
Leuk/o White
Process of clotting Coagulation
Cyt/o Cell
Coagul/o Coagulation (clotting)
Chrom/o Color
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