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language of medicine

Lymphocyte fight disease by producing antibodies, thereby destroying foreign celltwo types of lymphocytes are T cells and B cells, about 32 percent of leukocytes are lymphocytes
Neutrophil granules stain blue and red puple with neutral stain are important diease fighting cells. They are phagocytes they engulf and digest bacteria. They are the most numerous disease fighting "soldiers" about 60 percent of leukocytes are neutrophils
Leukocytes White Blood cells
Thrombocytes Platelets (clotting cells) are the third type of blood cells. These are actually tiny fragments of cells formed in the bone marrow and necessary for blood clotting
Erythrocytes Red Blood cells they are made in the bone marrow (soft tissue in the center of certain bones) They burn food and release energy(cataolism) no cucleus contain hemogobin
Hemoglobin an important protein in erythrocytes, arries the oxygen through the bloodstream
Anemia means no blood, redcution in the number of erythrocytes or in the amount of hemoglobin in the circulating blood
Streptococci a berry-shaped bacterim, grows in twisted chains as strepthroat
Staphylococci grow in small cluster, like grapes,
Dipolococci organized in pairs always two little
Necrosis is death of cells
Morphology is the study of shape and form of cells and organisms
Arteriole is a small artery
Chromosomes colofull bodies
Hymogolbin in the blood cell carry oxyen to the blood
Nucleus command center "brain" program control
DNA carries genetic code gene bundies specific dna packages, mate
Genes are carried by chromosomes regions define characteristics humans have 23 pairs chromosomes (46) sex cells ova and sper have 23 single chromosomes
Mitosis growth multiplication all cells except ova and sperm sex cells produces exact copy with 23 pairs of chromosomes growth repair healing
Karyotype analysis of chromosomes by arrangement
Mitochondira energy power house produces ATP cell's chemicla energy
Plasma the liquid portion of unclotted blood
components of blood a sample of blood treated with an agent to prevent clotting, and spun in a centrifuge the red cells settle to the bottom the white cells settle on top of tehm forming the "buffy coat" the fraction occupied by the red cells is called the hematocrit 45%
Serum the liquid portion of clotted blood
SST serum separator tube
invitro outside the body
invivo inside the body, in life
epithelial tissue lines internal organs and covers the cotside of the body, protects, glands secretes excretes
muscle skeletal, smoth, cardiac, movement with bones
connective adipose, cartilage, bone and blood supports transport and storage
nerve conducts impulses communication
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