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Chapter 8

Hematology and Immunology

What are the three main types of blood cells? Erythrocytes, Leukocytes, Thrombocytes
What is the root word for cell? cyt
What are reticulocytes? immature red blood cells
What does perfusion mean? Circulation of blood through tissue
What drug stops the flow of blood? hemostatic
What does EBV stand for? Epstein Barr Virus
What instrument is used to measure blood pressure sphygomanometer
What is a term that is used to describe a process that draws blood and removes something from it and returns the rest to the body? apheresis
What is a thromboembolism? Blockage of a vessel caused by a blood clot that has broken off from where it was formed
What type of anemia is caused by red blood cells not being formed in sufficient quantities? aplastic anemia
What is hemolytic anemia? anemia caused by destruction of red blood cells
Created by: jhemmer