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C6 Blood

Blood System & Diseases

sickle cell anemia inherited, predominantly in African ancestory, causing crescent shaped cells, abnormal hemoglobin
Thalassemia Cooley's anemia, inherited defect in the ability to produce hemoglobin
anemia deficiency of erythrocytes or hemoglobin, hampering gas exchange in blood
Cooley's anemia Thalassemia, inherited
aplastic anemia failure to produce new blood cells in bone marrow due to benzene, meds, or idiopathic factors
pernicious anemia large nonfunctioning immature blood cells due to lack of gastric juice not allowing for absorption of vitamin B12
hemolytic anemia reduction in red blood cells, or fragile abnormally shaped that are easily destroyed
hemochromatosis build ups of iron in the body, causing skin to be bronze, causes cardiac failure
erythremia overproduction of red blood cells, upsetting normal composition and hampering circulation
mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus-increased and irregular lymphocytes & lymphadenitis, rest required
hemophilia hereditary, excessive bleeding caused by lack of clotting factor (viii)
purpura Antibodies produced that destroy platelets, or low platelet count due to other conditions. Hampers coagulation, and causes hemorrhages in skin or mucous membranes.
leukemia disease of bone marrow, abnormal production of leukocytes, treated with chemo or transplants
granulocytosis increases in granulocytes due to infection, allergies, or some forms of leukemia
multiple myeloma malignant tumors of plasma cells in bone marrow produce antibodies that break down marrow and bone
agglutination adverse reaction caused by blood transfusion between incompatible types
antibodies produced by lymphocytes, contained in the protein called globulin, and are complex protein chains, destroy antigens
megaloblasts large immature erythrocytes
hemocytoblasts stem cells
albumin maintains body's proper concentration of water
globulin contains antibodies against antigens-there are alpha, beta, and gamma
fibrinogen protein that aids in clotting
prothrombin protein that aids in clotting
eosinophils increase in number during allergic reactions, stains red, granulocyte
basophils contain heparin and histamine, stain blue-purple, granulocyte
neutrophils most numerous leukocyte, polymorphonuclear, gather at infection sites to ingest bacteria
Thromboycte platelet
Rh antigens are (positive) or are not (negative) present on the surface of erythrocytes
Created by: Eosine