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Chapter 8The Blood and Lymphatic Systems

Anemia (ah-NEE-mee-ah) (an/no emia/blood condition) Reduction of red blood cells noticed by the patient by weakness and fatigue.
Lymphedema (LIMF-ah-DEE-mah) (lymph/lymph edema/swelling) Swelling caused by abnormal accumilation of lymph, usually in the extremities.
Hemoglobin (HEE-moh-GLOH-bin) (hemo/blood globin/globe) Iron-containing pigment in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the cells.
Immungloblin (HAI-poh-per-FYOO-zhun) (immuno/immune system globulin/shere) Protein that provides protection (immunity) against disease.
Phlebotomy (fleh-BAW-toh-mee) (phlebo/vein tomy/incision) Incision into a vein; another name for drawing blood.
Leukemia (loo-KEE-mee-ah) (leuk/white emia/blood condition) Cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by the abnormal increase in white blood cells.
Lymphoma (lim-FOH-mah) (lymph/lymph oma/tumor) Tumor originating in lymphocytes.
Myeloma (MAI-eh-LOH-mah) (myel/bone marrow oma/tumor) Cancerous tumor of the bone marrow; when the tumors are present in several bones, it is called multiple myeloma.
Hemostatic (HEE-moh-STAT-ik) (hemo/blood static/standing) Drug that stops the flow of blood.
Apheresis (AH-fer-EE-sis) General term for a process, similar to dialysis, that draws out a patient's blood, removes something from it, then returns the rest of the blood to the patient's body.
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