Medical Terminology Ch.6 Hematology & Immunology
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Cell that releases histamine and heparin
Cell that destroys dead cells, cancer cells, and other matter
Most common leukocyte
Cell that releases chemicals to destroy parasites and pollen
Plasma without the clotting factors
Cell that gets sticky and clumps when a blood vessel is injured
The watery part of blood
A white cell that produces antibodies
Cell that carries hemoglobin
The tonsils are lymphoid organs behind the nose.
Phagocytes act by eating pathogens.
Lymph nodes are located in various places along the lymphatic vessels.
Lymph nodes can destroy pathogens, but not cancer cells.
The spleen produces new red blood cells.
false; it stores, not produces
The thymus makes T cells from immature lymphocytes.
One type of immune response is the creation of antibodies.
General term for any blood disorder
severe bacterial infection of the blood
poor-quality hemoglobin due to diet
genetic disorder that results in misshapen red blood cells
viral infection of T cells
a cancer that produces excessive white blood cells
viral infection called the "kissing disease"
curable cancer of lymphocytes in lymph nodes
a report of -- is in INR values.
test results for -- are needed for blood transfusion.
type and crossmatch
the number of red and white cells and platelets is reported in the -- test.
donated blood is identified by --
the percentage of RBCs in a blood sample is reported as --
the test for -- measures the amount of iron in RBCs.
the -- test reports the number of various types of white blood cells.
the normal value for the -- is extended with anticoagulant therapy.
Serum test can identify some cancers
Serum test looking for antibodies
test used to detect pernicious anemia
quick test for HIV
monitors the course of multiple myeloma
bence jones protein
multiple tests can be done in "panels"
Bone marrow is collected from a bone that is surgically removed.
With plasmaphoresis, the blood cells are given back to the donor.
Stem cell transplantation is done for leukemia and lymphoma when other treatment is ineffective.
A person can save a unit of their own blood to receive later during surgery.
With bone marrow transplantation, the donated bone marrow produces new blood cells while traveling in the bloodstream.
Drug that breaks down a clot in the patient's body.
Drugs that decrease inflammation in patients who receive donor substances.
Drug that is necessary for patients with pernicious anemia.
Drugs that reduce or eliminate the rejection of transplanted organs.
Aspirin can be classified as this because it prevents blood clot formation.
platelet inhibitor drug
Drugs that are taken by patients who have artificial heart valves to prevent blood clots.
Drug that stimulates the red bone marrow to produce red blood cells.
Drugs that keep the HIV virus from reproducing.
White blood cell that attacks viruses
Cell with large nucleus whose cytoplasm breaks off in fragments
Granules in its cytoplasm do not stain either red or blue
Granules in its cytoplasm stain pink to red
white blood cell
Granules in cytoplasm that stain dark blue to purple with basic dye
red blood cell
Molecule in a RBC that binds to oxygen or carbon dioxide
liquid portion of blood
reticulo/cyte; cell (with a) small network
hypo/chrom/ic; pertaining to (a) deficient color
trans/ferr/in; a substance to send through iron
immun/ization; process of making, creating, or inserting (an) immune response
hemo/stasis; condition of standing still (of the) blood
phlebo/tom/ist; one who specializes in vein cut(ting)
a/plast/ic; pertaining to without growth
agglutin/ation; process (of) sticking or clumping
electro/lyte; dissolved substance (that conducts) electricity
lympho/blast; immature cell (that will become a) lymph(ocyte)