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TDommel

YTI- Med Term- Blood Lymph and Immune Systems

QuestionAnswer
aden/o gland
kary/o nucleus
eosin/o dawn
agglutin/o clumping, gluing
immun/o immune, immunity, safe
granul/o granule
bas/o base
lymphaden/o lymph gland
reticul/o net, mesh
lymph/o lymph
poikil/o varied, irregular
morph/o form, shape, structure
plas/o formation, growth
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
sider/o iron
xen/o strange, foreign
neutr/o neutral, neither
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
phag/o swallowing, eating
ser/o serum
thromb/o blood clot
thym/o thymus gland
-emia blood condition
-globin protein
splen/o spleen
-graft transplantation
-penia decrease, deficiency
-stasis standing still
-phil attraction for
-poiesis formation, production
-phylaxis protection
-phoresis carrying, transmission
poly- many, much
aniso- unequal, dissimilar
allo- other, differing from the normal
iso- same, equal
mono- one
macro- large
micro- small
Any disease of the lymph nodes. lymphadenopathy
Localized accumulation of blood, usually clotted, in an organ, space, or tissue due to a break in or severing of a blood vessel. hematoma
Destruction of RBCs with a release of hemoglobin that diffuses into the surrounding fluid hemolysis
Blood test to detect the presence of antibodies, antigens, or immune substances serology
Blood test that measures the amount of antibodies in blood; commonly used as an idicator of immune status titer
Accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal or pleural cavity. ascites
Presence of viable bacteria circulating in the bloodstream, and condsidered as "travelers" rather than a blood infection. bacteremia
Arrest of bleeding or circulation hemostasis
Systemic disease associated with the presence and persistence of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood. septicemia
PT prothrombin time, physical therapy
CML chronic myelogenous leukemia
Hb, Hgb hemoglobin
diff differential count (white blood cells)
Transfusion prepared from the recipient's own blood autologous (transfusion)
SLE systemic lupus erythematosus
PA posteroanterior; pernicious anemia
ESR, sed rate erythrocyte sedimentation rate; sedimentation rate
ALL acute lymphatic leukemia
I.V., IV intravenous
HCT, Hct hematocrit
PTT partial thromboplastin time
Serological test performed on a blood sample to detect the presence of a nonspecific antibody called the heterophile antibody that is present in the serum of patients with infectious mononucleosis monospot
CBC complete blood count
Measurement of the amount of hemoglobin found in a whole blood sample. hemoglobin (Hgb, Hb)
Series of tests that includes hemoglobin; hematocrit; red blood cell (RBC), white blood cell (WBC), and platelet counts; differential WBC; RBC indices; and RBC and WBC morphology complete blood count (CBC)
Procedure using a syringe with a thin aspirating needle that is inserted (usually in the sternum or pelvic bone) to withdraw a small sample of bone marrow fluid for microscopic evaluation bone marrow (aspiration)
AB, ab abortion, antibodies
The tissue found in the pharynx in patches is known as the _______________ and __________________. tonsils and adenoids
This illness is also referred to as swollen glands lymphadenitis
A disorder that displays inflammation, obstruction and destruction of the lymph vessels which results in enlarged tissues due to edema is called ________________________ elephantiasis
__________________ are proteins that are the most potent weapon of the immune system antibodies
What is the difference between autologous and homologous transfusion? Autologous is from patient; homologous is from another person
Prevent blood clot formation by inhibiting one or more clotting factors anticoagulants
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