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#2 Blood&Lymphatic


Embolus dislodged, circulating clot.
Agglutination clumping of cells
Albumin plasma protein.
Allergens substances that can make a hypersensitive reaction in the body
Anaphylaxis exaggerated life-threatening reaction to a previously encountered antigen.
Antibodies substances produced in response to bacteria & viruses.
Antigens protein that causes the formation of an antibody
Coagulation process of a liquid into a solid.
Dyscrasia abnormal condition of the blood or bone marrow.
Edema mature blood cell.
Erythropoientin hormone in the kidneys released into the bloodstream because of lack of oxygen.
Hematologist medical specialist in the field of hematology
Hemoglobin complex protein-iron compound in the blood that carries oxygen to the cells from the lungs.
Hemorrhage loss of a large amount of blood in a short period of time.
Hyperalbuminemia increased level of albumin in the blood
Hyperlipemia excessive level of blood fats.
Hyperlipidema hyperlipemia
Leukocyte white blood cell.
Leukocytopenia abnormal decrease in the number of white blood cells. (fewer than 5,000)
Pancytopenia reduction in the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Plasma watery, straw-colored, fluid portion of the lymph
Platelet a clotting cell; thrombocyte
Septicemia infection where pathogens are present in the circulating bloodstream.
Serology branch of lab medicine studies blood serum.
Serum clean, thin, sticky fluid portion of blood that remains after coagulation
Splenomegaly abnormal enlargement of the spleen.
Thrombocyte a clotting cell; platelet.
Thrombus a clot.
Anemia decrease in hemoglobin in the blood.
Aplastic Anemia inadequency of the formed blood elements; characterized by pancytopenia
Hemolytic Anemia extreme reduction in RBCs due to their destruction.
Iron Deficiency Anemia deficiency of hemoglobin level due to lack of iron in the body.
Pernicious Anemia deficiency of mature RBCs.
Sickle Cell Anemia chronic hereditary form of hemolytic anemia where the RBCs become shaped like a crescent.
Hemophilia hereditary inadequences of coagulation
Leukemia (ALL, AML, CML) excessive uncontrolled increase of immature WBCs
Polycythemia Vera abnormal increase in the number of RBCs, granulocytes & thrombocytes. leads to increase in blood volume & thickness.
Purpura collection of blood under the skin. appearing as red-purple skin discolorations.
Thalassemia hereditary form of hemolytic anemia
Coomb's Test discovers the presence of antierythrocyte antibodies present in the blood of an Rh Negative woman.
Bleeding Time measurement of the time required for bleeding to stop.
Blood Transfusion administration of blood to a person to replace blood lost
Complete Blood Count (CBC) series of tests performed on peripheral blood. screens for problems in the hematologic system.
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test on the blood that measures the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of unclotted blood.
Hematocrit assessment of RBC percentage in the total blood volume.
Hemoglobin Test concentration measurement of the hemoglobin in the peripheral blood.
Lipid Profile measures lipids
Platelet Count count of platelets per cubic millimeter of blood
Prothrombin Time (PT) blood test that evaluates the common pathway & extrinsic system of clot formation
Red Blood Cell Count measure of the # of RBCs in 1mm3 of peripheral blood
Red Blood Cell Morphology exam of RBC on a strained blood smear so we can identify form & shape of RBCs
Reticulocyte Count measure of the # of reticulocytes & immature erythrocytes.
Schilling Test diagnostic analysis for pernicious blood
White Blood Cell Count (WBC) measure of the # of WBCs in 1mm3 of peripheral blood.
White Blood Cell Differential measure of the % of each specific type of WBCs present in 1 mm3 draw for the WBC count.
Acquired Immunity result of the blood developing the ability to defend itself against a specific agent.
Edema accumulation of fluid within the tissue spaces
Hypersensitivity abnormal condition that has excessive reaction to a particular stimulus.
Immunity state of being resistant to or protected from a disease.
Local Reaction reaction to treatment that occurs at the site it was administered
Lymphocyte small, agranulocytic leukocytes originating from fetal stem cells & developing in the bone marrow.
Natural Immunity immunity in which we are born; genetic immunity
Pathogens disease-producing microorganisms
Susceptible state of having a lack of resistance to pathogens
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) clinical condition that destroy the body's immune system in the last phase of HIV.
Kaposi's Sarcoma destructive malignant neoplasm of the blood vessel associated with AIDS- forms lesions the skin, visceral organs, or mucous membranes
Lymphoma lymphoid tissue neoplasm that is typically malignant - beginning with a painless enlarged lymph node & progresses to anemia, fever, weakness, & weight loss.
Mononucleosis caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). is benign self-limiting acute infection of the B lymphocytes.
ELISA blood test used for screening an antibody to the AIDS virus
Lymphangiogram X-ray assessment of the lymphatic system following injection into the lymph vessels in the hand or foot.
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