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Blood Syste

The Blood System

bas/o base
chrom/o color
coagul/o clotting
cyt/o cell
eosin/o red, dawn, rosy
erythr/o red
granul/o granules
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hemoglobin/o hemoglobin
is/o same, equal
kary/o nucleus
leuk/o white
mon/o one, single
morph/o shape, form
myel/o bone marrow
neutr/o neutral
nucle/o nucleus
phag/o eat, swallow
poikil/o varied, irregular
sider/o iron
spher/o globe, round
thromb/o clot
-apheresis removal, a carrying away
-blast immature cell
-cytosis abnormal condition of cells
-emia blood condition
-globin protein
-globulin protein
-lytic pertaining to destruction
-oid derived from
-osis abnormal condition
-penia deficiency
-phage eat, swallow
-philia attraction for
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-poiesis formation
-stasis stop, control
Failure of blood cell prodution due to aplasia of bone marrow cells aplastic anemia
Lack of mature erythrocytes caused by inability to absorb vitamin B12 into the body pernicious anemia
A hereditary condition characterized by abnormal sickle shape of erythrocytes and by hemolysis sickle cell anemia
Multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and accumulation of blood under the skin purpura
Increase in cancerous white blood cells leukemia
An infectious disease marked by increased numbers of leukocytes and enlarged cervical lymph nodes mononucleosis
decrease in the number of granulocytes granulocytopenia
Time required for blood to stop flowing from a tiny puncture wound bleed time
Determination of the number of red and white cells and platelets, hemoglobin level and hematocrit, and red cell indices complete blood count (CBC)
Speed at which erythrocytes settle out of plasma erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
Percentage of erythrocytes in a volume of blood hematocrit (Hct)
Total amount of hemoglobin in a sample of peripheral blood Hemoglobin test (H, Hg, HGB)
Measures the presence of plasma factors that act in a portion of the coagulation pathway partial thromboplastin time (PTT)
Microscopic examination of a stained blood smear to determine the shape of individual red cells red blood cell morphology
Number of leukocytes per cubic millimeter (mm3) or microliter (uL) of blood white blood cell count (WBC)
Percentage of the total WBC made up by different types of leukocytes white blood cell differential
The collection and later reinfusion of a patient's own blood or blood components Autologous transfusion
Time required for venous blood to clot in a test tube coagulation time
CBC complete blood count
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Hct hematocrit
Hgb hemoglobin
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