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Blood, Lymph, and Immune System

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aden/o
gland
blast/o
embryonic cell
chrom/o
color
eosin/o
dawn(rose colored)
ertyh/o
red
granul/o
granule
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
immun/o
safe
kary/o
nucleus
nucle/o
nucleus
leuk/o
white
lymph/o
lymph
morph/o
shape
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
phag/o
swallowing, eating
poikil/o
varied, irregular
reticul/o
net, mesh
sider/o
iron
splen/o
spleen
thromb/o
blood clot
thym/o
thymus
-blast
embryotic cell
-emia
blood condition
-globin
protein
-osis
abnormal condition, abnormal increase (when used with blood cells)
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phil
attraction to (for)
-phoresis
borne, carried
-poiesis
formation, production
-stasis
standing still
a-
without, not
aniso-
unequal, dissimilar
hetero-
different
homo-
same
iso-
same, equal
macro-
large
micro-
small
mono-
one
poly-
many, much
anisocytosis
condition of marked variation in size of erythrocytes
antibody
immunoglobin produced by B lymphocytes in response to the presence of an antigen
antigen
a substance that stimulates the formation of antibodies when placed in an immunecompetent individual
ascites
collection of serous fluid in the peritoneal and plueral cavity
dyscrasia
a morbid condition, usually reffering to an imbalance of compotent elements; any abnormal or pathological condition of the blood
graft versus host reaction (GVHR)
pathological reaction between the host and grafted tissue, resulting in rejection of a transplanted tissue
hemolysis
destruction of RBCs with a release of hemoglobin that diffuses into the surrounding fluid
hemostasis
arrest of bleeding or circulation
lymphosarcoma
malignant neoplastic disorder of lymphatic tissue, not related to Hodgkin's disease
septicemia
presence of pathogenic bacteria in blood, characterized by chills and fever, purpuric pustules, and abcesses. If left untreated, may lead to shock and death
serology
study of blood serum, especially antigen-antibody reactions
lymphadenography
radiographic examination of lymph glands after injection of radiopaque material
lymphangiogram
radiographic examination of a lymph vessel
splenography
radiographic examination of the spleen
lymphadenopathy
disease of lymph nodes
hemoglobin
measurement of the amount of hemoglobin found in whole blood(decreases in anemia: increases in dehydration, polycythemia vera, and thrombocytopenia pupura)