Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

BIO127

EXAMI

TermDefinition
Anaphylactic Shock Shock that results from a severe allergic reaction
Anemia A deficiency of red cells;
Aplastic anemia Anemia (red cell deficiency) caused by bone marrow suppression
Artificial Active Immunity Immunity that is activated by receiving a vaccine or attenuated toxoid to stimulate the immune system
Active Natural Immunity Immunity that is achieved through contact with a disease, organism, or pathogen
Natural Passive Immunity Natural active immunity that is passed by a mother to a child by receiving antibodies through either fetal circulation or breast milk
Artificial Passive immunity Artificial Active immunity is passed from mother to child through either fetal circulation or breast milk.
Fibrinogen Step 2 in the clotting process
Leukopenia Deficiency of white blood cells
Cyanosis Abnormal condition of being blue
Erythrocyte The most numerous of the formed elements in the blood; has no nucleus
Lymphoma Cancer of the lymph nodes
Prothrombinase Step 1 in the formation of a clot. This enzyme must be formed before any of the clot formation elements are present.
Lymphocyte The most numerous of the white cells; Lymphocytes are "educated" in the thymus and bone marrow
Blood Liquid connective tissue making up roughly 8% of the body's weight; pH should be about 7.4, slightly alkaline. Contains erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets. A man has about 5.1 liters (5.4 quarts) and a woman 3.5 liters (3.7 quarts)
Average total blood volume Men: 5.4 quarts (5.1 liters); women 3.7 quarts (3.7 liters)
Capillary Exchange Exchange at the capillary level: mainly occurs by diffusion
Circulatory shock Shock that occurs because of collapse of or a disturbance in the vascular system
Immunity The body's ability to recognize a foreign substance previously encountered and react again, promptly
Influenza A viral illness against which humans can be vaccinated
Lymphadenitis Inflammation of a lymph node
Lymphadenopathy Any disease of a lymph node
Splenomegaly Enlargement of the spleen
Normal Hematocrit Men 42-54%; Women 36-46%
Virulence The organism's power to overcome a host's defenses
Polycythemia vera A bone marrow disease that causes red cell proliferation
Portal of Entry The mode of entry for an pathogen to the body
Thrombocytopenia Deficiency of thrombocytes
Inflammation A nonspecific defense response to a tissue-damaging irritant. Cardinal signs: redness, heat, swelling, and pain
Neutrophil The most numerous leukocyte
Lymphedema
Created by: Marlys
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards