Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


AIDS caused by HIV, which disables the immune response
allergy response to an allergen, produces a hypersensitivity reaction
autoimmune disorder diseases that is caused by a person's own immune response attacking healthy tissues
botulism poisoning caused by the ingestion of food contaminated with the toxin produced by the bacterium
hemophilia bleeding disorder that results from defective clotting proteins
Hodgkin's disease cancer of lymphatic tissue, elargement of lymph nodes, fatigue, immune deficiency
iron deficiency anemia anemia that is caused by a lack of iron, which results in smaller red blood cells containing deficient levels of hemoglobin
mononucleosis viral disease characterized by enlaged lymph nodes, atpical lymphocytes, sore throat, fever, and fatigue
nosocomial infections disorder that usually consists of bacterial infections contracted during a hospital stay
pernicious enemia anemia caused by an inadequate supply of folic acid, resulting in red blood cells that are large, varied in shape, and reduced in number
septicemia systemic disease caused by the presence of bacteria and their toxins in the circulating blood
tetanus disease caused by a powerful neurotoxin released by the common bacterium Clostridium tetani
anticoagulant a chemical agent that reduces the clotting process
autologous transfusion transfusion of blood donated by a patient for personal use
blood chemistry tests on blood samples to measure the levels of particular components
coagulation time a timed blood test to determine the time required for a blood clot to form
complete blood count a common laboratory blood test that provides diagnostic information of a patient's general health
homologous transfusion transfusion of blood that is voluntarily donated by another person
immunization procedure that provides immunity against a particular antigen
vaccine any preparation used to activate an immune response
white blood count measures the number of white blood cells per cubic centimeter
Created by: waynestradling