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Phlebotomy Terms

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Additive The serum in tubes during manufacturing
Aliquote Is a portion of a specimen that has been taken or in storage
Anticogulant Separate the elements (cells) from the Plasma
Buffy Coat Middle layer coat
Nasal Cannula Delivers oxygen
Centrifuge to speed the removal of the serum from a tube of blood
Edematous Fluid in tissue
Erythocyte red blood cell
Hematology Study of Blood
Hematoma Blood bruise
Hemoconcentration Increased concentration of constituent in the blood sample
Hemolysis Rupturing of the red blood collection
Hemolyzed Ruptured
Leukocytes White blood cell
Lipemia Excessive amounts of fat (lipids)
Plasma Fluid portion of blood
Serum Liquid portion of blood obtaining after blood has been allowed to clot
Thicotropicgel Gel material capable of forming an interference between the cells
Thrombocyte (platelet)
Viscosity a degree of thickness of a liquid
Created by: Brie47