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MLT Phlebotomy Ch 3

Med Lab Tech Ch 3 Vocabulary

additive something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
aerosol a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
antiseptic a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
bacteriostatic of or relating to or causing bacteriostasis
bevel two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
centrifuge an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
dermal of or relating to or located in the dermis
gauge diameter of a tube or gun barrel
hemolysis destruction of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin
requisition an official form on which a request in made
sterile free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
syringe a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids
tourniquet bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
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