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med term heart

medical terminology cardiac system

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anemia without blood (lack of red blood cells)
aplastic anemia when red blood cells are not produced by the bone marrow.
erythrocyte red (blood) cell
erythropoiesis production of red blood cells
ferrous pertaining to iron
fibrinogen producing fibers which are used in blood clotting.
fibrinolysis destruction of fibers
hematocrit to separate blood
hematocytoblast blood developing cell (stem cell)
hematologist one who specializes in the study of blood
hematology the study of blood
hematoma blood tumor or mass (also called ecchymosis)
ecchymosis bruise (also called hematoma)
hematopoiesis the production of blood
hemolytic the destruction of blood
hemophilia pertaining to an affinity or love of blood
heorrhage blood bursting forth
hemostasis blood standing still
leukemia white blood (cancer of the blood with many immature white blood cells)
leukocyte white blood cell
leukocytosis condition of white cells (refers to a high number of white blood cells)
leukopenia deficiency of white cells
macrophage large eater (refers to the white blood cell, the monocyte)
megakaryocyte large, nucleated cell
monocyte one cell (specific type of white blood cell)
myelofibrosis condition of the fibers in the bone marrow.
plasmapheresis removing plasma
polycythemia blood condition, overproduction of blood cells
proerythroblast developing red cell that comes before
reticulocyte net cell (one of the stages of red blood cell development)
sepsis condition of infection
septicemia condition of infected blood
thrombocyte clotting cell (platelets)
thrombocytopenia deficiency of clotting cells
thombolysis destruction of a clot
thromboplastin pertaining to forming a clot
thrombosis condition of a clot
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