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WTC Phlebotomy Vocab

Vocab # 1 21-40

TermDefinition
accreditation official approval of a program from a professional organization
hemostasis process by which the body stops blood from leaking out of a wound
additive chemical added to evacuated tubes
antiseptic substance that prevents infection
clot activator additive that stimulates clotting
disinfectant agent used to clean a surface other than living tissue
glycolysis metabolic sugar breakdown within cells
multisample needle double-ended needle designed to be used with an evacuated tube system
needle adapter translucent plastic cylinder connecting a multisample needle to an evacuated tube
thixotropic gel inert additive used to separate cells from plasma during centrifugation
occluded blocked
sclerosed hardened
mastetomy a surgical operation to remove a breast
lymphostasis lack of movement of lymph fluid
syncope fainting
reflux flow of blood from the collection tube back into the needle and then into the patient's vein
emesis nausea and vomiting
compartment syndrome condition in which collection of fluid in a confined space prevents blood flow
basal state the body's state after 12 hours of fasting and abstention from strenuous exercise
fasting specimen specimen drawn after a 12-hour complete fast
Created by: mcraee