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Ch 08 P Terms

Acquiring Medical Language

anticoagulant drug that prevents the coagulation of blood
apheresis general term for a process, similar to dialysis, that draws blood, removes something from it, then returns the rest of the blood to the patient
cytapheresis apheresis to remove cellular material
hemostatic drug that stops the flow of blood
laparosplenectomy surgical removal of the spleen through the abdomen
lymphadenectomy surgical removal of a lymph gland (node)
lymphadenotomy incision into a lymph gland (node)
nephrosplenopexy surgical fixation of the spleen and a kidney
plasmapheresis apheresis to remove plasma
plateletpheresis apheresis to remove platelets to donate
splenectopy surgical removal of the spleen
thrombolytic drugs that breaks down blood clots
thymectomy surgical removal of the thymus
tonsillectomy surgical removal of a tonsil
transfusion infusion into a patient of blood from another source
Created by: DarrinWan