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Creative Chapter 8
|What is blast/o?
|germ or bud
|What is the prefix for color?
|What is chyl/o?
|What is cyt/o?
|What is the circulating tissue of the body consisting of fluid with formed elements (red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets) suspended in the fluid?
|What is the liquid portion of the blood and lymph; contains water, proteins, and cellular components (i.e., white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets)?
|What is the liquid portion of the blood that remains after clotting?
|What transports oxygen and carbon dioxide; also called erythrocyte?
|red blood cells (RBC)
|What is the the protein-iron compound in erythrocytes that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide?
|What protects the body from harmful invading substances; also called leukocyte?
|white blood cell
|What is a granular leukocyte, named for the neutral stain of its granules that fights infection by swallowing bacteria (phagocytosis)?
|What is another term for neutrophil, referring to the many segments in its nucleus?
|polymorphonuclear (PMN) leukocyte
|What is a granular leukocyte, named for the dark stain of its granules, that brings anticoagulant substances to inflamed tissues>
|What is a group of leukocytes without granules in their nuclei?
|What is an agranulocytic leukocyte that performs phagocytosis to fight infection?
|What are cell fragments in the blood that are essential for blood clotting (coagulation); also called thrombocytes?
|What Consists of lymph vessels, nodes, and tissues through which lymph drains into the blood?
|What is the primary gland of the lymphatic system, located within the mediastinum, that helps to maintain the body's immune response by producing T lymphocytes?
|What is an organ between the stomach and the diaphragm that filters out aging blood cells, removes cellular debris by phagocytosis, and provides an environment for lymphocytes to initiate immune responses?
|What is fluid that is circulated through the lymph vessels?
|What is the white or pale yellow substance in lymph that contains fatty substances absorbed by the lacteals?
|What is the collecting channels that carry lymph from the lymph nodes to the veins?
|What is the process of disease protection induced by exposure to an antigen?
|What is a substance that, when introduced into the body, causes the formation of antibodies against it?
|What is a long-lasting immunity that results from stimulating the body to produce its own antibodies; developed either naturally, in response to an infection, or artificially, in response to the administration of a vaccine?
|What is a short-lasting immunity that results from foreign antibodies that are conveyed either naturally, through the placenta to a fetus, or artificially, by injection of a serum containing antibodies?
|What is the presence of small red blood cells?
|What is anisocytosis?
|presence of red blood cells of unequal size
|What is an increased number of immature erythrocytes in the blood?
|What is lymphocytopenia?
|an abnormally reduced number of lymphocytes