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Blood & Lymphtc Sys

Medical terminology pertaining to the Blood & Lymphatic system

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Disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome)
Blood cells clumping together agglutination
Group of proteins found in blood plasma and serum albumin
Hypersensitivity to a harmless substance allergy
Exaggerated allergic reaction to foreign substances or proteins anaphylaxis
Lack of red blood cells anemia
Unequal cell condition (erythrocytes) anisocytosis
Protein produced in the body to fight against invading foreign substances (against body) antibody
An agent that works against blood clotting anticoagulant
Foreign substance that induces the formation of antibodies antigen
Defect immune system that fights against the body autoImmune disease
Reinfusing blood autotransfusion
A base cell leukocyte basocyte
A cell that has an attraction for a base dye basophil
Fluid that circulates through heart, arteries, veins and capillaries blood
Capable of forming a clot coagulable
A blood cell corpuscle
Excess creatine in the blood creatinemia
A blood clot carried in the blood stream embolus
A cell that stains readily with the acid stain; attraction for the rose-colored stain eosinophil
Immature red blood cell erythroblast
Red blood cell erythrocyte
Abnormal increase in red blood cells erythrocytosis
Formation of red blood cells erythropoiesis
A hormone that produces red blood cells erythropoietin
Process where fluids and/or medications escape into surrounding tissue extravasation
Protein formed from fibrinogen fibrin
Blood protein converted to fibrin fibrinogen
An albuminous protein found in body fluids and cells globulin
A granular leukocyte granulocyte
A blood test that seperates solids from plasma in the blood hematocrit
One who specializes in the study of blood hematologist
Study of blood hematology
A blood tumor hematoma
A disease condition in which iron is not metabolized properly and accumulates in the body tissues hemochromatosis
Blood protein hemoglobin
Destruction or red blood cells hemolysis
A hereditary blood disease characterized by prolonged coagulation hemophilia
Excessive bleeding hemorrhage
The control of stopping of bleeding hemostasis
A substance found in body tissues that inhibits blood clotting heparin
Excessive amounts of calcium in the blood hypercalcemia
Excessive amounts of sugar in blood hyperglycemia
Excessive amounts of fat in the blood hyperlipemia
Deficient amounts of sugar in the blood hypoglycemia
Antibody blood protein (major types are IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG and IgM) immunoglobulin
Most common AIDS related tumor Kaposi's sarcoma
Removal of white blood cells from circulation leukapheresis
A disease of the blood characterized by overproduction of leukocytes leukemia
White blood cell leukocyte
Lack of white blood cells leukocytopenia
Clear, colorless alkaline fluid found in the lymphatic vessels lymph
Inflammation of the lymph glands lymphadenitis
Incision into a lymph gland lymphadenotomy
Study of lymphatic vessels lymphangiology
Inflammation of lymphatic vessels lymphangitis
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the interstitial spaces lymphedema
A lymphoid neoplasm usually malignant lymphoma
Control or stopping of the flow of lymph lymphostasis
An abnormally large erythocyte macrocyte
Largest leukocyte, whic has ONE nucleus monocyte
Excessive amount of monobuclear leukocytes in the blood mononucleosis
A leukocyte that stains with neutral dyes neutrophil
A fungal, viral or bacterial infection when ones immune system is compromised opportunistic infection
Lack of cellular elements of the blood pancytopenia
Condition of the engulfing and eating of bacteria by the phagocytes phagocytosis
The fluid part of the body plasma
Removal of blood from the body and centrifuging it to seperate the plasma from the blood plasmapheresis
An opportunistic infection that is prevelant in AIDS patients Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
A condition of too many red blood cells polycythemia
Chemical substance that interacts with calcium salts to produce thrombin prothrombin
Method of determining the concentration of protein-bound hormones in the blood plasma radioimmunoassay
Red blood cell containing a network of granules reticulocyte
A condition in which pathogenic bacteria are present in the blood septicemia
A bacterial culture of blood serum seroculture
Yellowish fluid that seperates from the clot when blood clots serum
Lack of iron in the blood sideropenia
Enlargement of the spleen splenomagaly
A cell in the bone marrow that gives rise to various types of blood cells stem cell
Hereditary anemias occuring in populations bordering the Mediterranean Sea and SE Asia thalassemia
Surgical excision of a blood clot thrombectomy
Blood enzyme that causes clotting by forming fibrin thrombin
A clotting cell; a blood platelet thrombocyte
Essential factor in the production of thrombin and blood clotting thromboplastin
Condition of a blood clot thrombosis
A tumor of the thymus thymoma
Surgical excision of the tonsil tonsillectomy
Process whereby blood is TRANSFERRED from one individual to the vein of another transfusion
Inflammation of a lymph or blood vessel vasculitis
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