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Blood component and blood tests

Hemoglobin

The oxygen and carbon dioxide carrying cell

White blood cells

Help the body fight infections and foreign substances

Platelets

Form a clot to help the body sotp bleeding

Erthrocytes

Another name for red blood cells

Thrombocytes

Another name for platelets

Leukocytes

Another name for white bloods cells

Myloid Stem cells

Large cells that develop into platelets

Anemia

A deficiency in number of RBCs or decreased hemoglobin content of blood

Erthrocytosis

An abnormal increase in RBCs

Leukocytosis

An abnormal increase in WBC'

Leukopenia

A defiency in WBCs

Throbocytppenia

A defiency in platelets

Neutrophils

60-70% of all WBCs

Eosinophils

2-4% of all WBCs

Basophils

0.5-1% of all WBCs

Lymphocyte

20-25% of all WBCs

Manocytes

3-8% of all WBCs

Neutrophils

10-12 um; nucleas with 2-5 connected lobes; pale lilic granules

Eosinophils

10-12 um; nucleas iwth 2 or 3 lobes; red-orange granules

Basophils

8-10 um; nucleas difficult to see; large deep blue-purple granules

Lymphocytes

6-9 um; round nucleas that is dark purple; sky blue cytoplasm, no visible granules

Manocytes

12-20 um; kidney-shapes nucleas; blue-gray cytoplasm, no visible granules

PMN

Abreviation for polymorphonucear leukocytes

Leukocytes

General name for all of the WBCs

Polymorphonuclear

General name for all of the WBCs

PMN/Polymorphonuclear

Nicknames for neutrophils

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