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Med Term Chapter 8

immunocompromised having an immune system incapable of responding normally and completely to a pathogen or disease
immunodeficiency immune system with decreased or compromised response to disease-causing organisms
immunosuppression reduction in the activity of the body's immune system
ecchymosis large bruise
petechia small bruise
aplastic anemia anemia caused by red blood cells not being formed in sufficient quantities
iron deficiency anemia anemia caused by inadequate iron intake
thrombophlebitis inflammation of a vein caused by a clot
sphygmomanometer fancy name for the device used to measure blood pressure
phlebarteriectasia dilation of blood vessels
Created by: swiza1