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Blood and Lymphatic

anisocytosis condition characterized by RBCs of variable and abnormal size
hemophilia B is also known as Christmas disease
edema abnormal accumulation of fluid I the interstitial spaces
albumin plasma protein helps maintain normal blood volume
thrombus clot that forms and stays in place
pernicious anemia deficiency of mature RBC
classic hemophilia also known as hemophilia A
leukemia excessive and uncontrolled increase of immature WBCs
hemolytic anemia excessive destruction of circulating RBCs
lymphadenopathy disorder of lymph nodes or lymph vessels
non- Hodgkins lymphoma also known as histolytic lymphoma
aplastic anemia bone marrow depression anemia
hemopoiesis production of formed elements of blood
gamma globulins plasma protein function as antibodies in the immune system
embolus circulating clot
pica craving to eat unusual substances, including, but not limited to, things such as clay, dirt, starch, chalk, glue, ice and hair
iron deficiency deficiency of hemoglobin due to a lack of iron in the body
agglutination clumping of cells as a result of interaction with specific antibodies called agglutinins
bilirubin orange-yellow pigment of bile formed principally by the breakdown of hemoglobin in RBCs after termination of their normal life span
Schilling test diagnostic for pernicious anemia
Coombs test direct antiglobulin test
PTT monitors heparin therapy
ESR measures RBC settling distance
hematocrit measures percentage of erythrocytes in blood
serum or blood serum clear, thin and sticky fluid portion of the blood that remains after coagulation
plasma watery straw-colored fluid portion of the lymph and blood in which the leukocytes, erythrocytes, and platelets are suspended
hemostasis termination of bleeding by mechanical or chemical means or by the complex coagulation process of the body, consisting of vasoconstriction, platelet aggregation, and thrombin and fibrin synthesis
immunologist health specialist whose training and experience is concentrated in immunology
local reaction reaction to treatment that occurs at the site it was administered
pathogens disease- producing microorganisms
phagocytosis process of a cell engulfing and destroying bacteria
natural immunity immunity with which we are born, or genetic immunity
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