Chapter 13 & 14

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9th ed

bas/o

base (alkaline, the opposite of acid)

chrom/o

color

coagul/o

clotting

cyt/o

cell

eosin/o

red, dawn, rosy

erythr/o

red

granul/o

granules

hem/o, hemat/o

blood (two forms)

hemoglobin/o

hemoglobin (wr)

is/o

same, equal

kary/o

nucleus(mega...ocyte)

leuk/o

white

mon/o

one, single

morph/o

shape, form

agglutin/o

clumping, sticking together

myel/o

bone marrow

neutr/o

neutral (neither base nor acid)

nucle/o

nucleus (polymorpho...ar)

phag/o

eat, swallow

poikil/o

varied, irregular

sider/o

iron (wr)

spher/o

globe, round

thromb/o

clot

-apheresis

removal, a carrying away (sf)

-blast

immature cell, embryonic (sf)

-cytosis

abnormal condition of cells (increase in cells) (sf)

-emia

blood condition (sf)

-globin,-globulin

protein (two forms) (sf)

-lytic

pertaining to destruction (sf)

-oid

derived from (sf)

-osis

abnormal condition (sf)

-penia

deficiency (sf)

-phage

eat, swallow (sf)

-philia

attraction for, love of (an increase in cell numbers) (sf)

-phoresis

carrying, transmission (sf)

-poiesis

formation (sf)

-stasis

stop, control (sf)

ABMT

autologous bone marrow transplantation (patient serves as his or her own donor for stem cells)

ABO

four main blood types (-A, B, AB,and O)

ASCT

autologous stem cell transplantation

BMT

bone marrow transplantation

diff

differential count (white blood cells)

EPO

erythropoietin

ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate (letters)

Fe

iron (abbrev.)

Hct

hematocrit (pcv)

Hgb (HGB)

hemoglobin (abbrev.)

polys, PMNs, PMNLs

polymorphonuclear leukocytes; neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils (three abbrevs.)

PT

prothrombin time

sed rate

erythrocyte sedimentation rate (two words)

immun/o

protection

lymph/o

lymph

lymphangi/o

lymph vessel

lymphaden/o

lymph node (gland)

splen/o

spleen

thym/o

thymus gland

tox/o

poison

ana-

again, anew (pf)

inter-

between

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

CD4+ cell

helper T cell

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (test to detect anti-HIV antibodies)

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus( -causes AIDS)

KS

Kaposi sarcoma

PCP

pneumocystis pneumonia (opportunistic AIDS-related infection)

PI

protease inhibitor

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