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Blood component and blood tests
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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