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It is the platelet in blood system that facilitates clotting:


The RH factor was first identified in the blood of a monkey:


IF an exploratory procedure progresses to a more definitive surgucal procedure, both codes can be billed using modifier 51 on the lesser valued procedure:


Erythropoietin is secreted by the kidneys:


Lack of mature red blood cells due to inability to absorb vitamin B12 into the body is:

Pernicious anemia

Excessive bleeding caused by congenital lack of factor VIII or IX;


Time required for venus blood to clot in a test tube:

Coagulation time,<15 minutes

A substance, usually foreign, that stimulates the production of an antibody:


Derived from bone marrow:


Breakdown of recipients red blood cells when incompatible bloods are mixed:


Creation of a connection between the intestine and the urter is known as:


The omentum refers to the:

Peritoneal connection,stomach/Double fold of peritoneum attached to the stomach

The procedure in which a stone (s) found in the gallbladder of urinary bladder is crushed or removed is known as:


The medical term for making an incision into the seminal vesicle in known as:


Surgical repair of the urethra is known as:


Gives the percentage of red blood cells in a volume of blood after the blood has been spun in a centrifuge:


The surgical procedure for changing the femal genitalia onto make genitalia involves a series of procedures that include:

Intersex surgeries,use the genitalia and surrounding skin to form a penis and testicles structure

Hernia codes are listed according to:

Hernia type

Urodynamics pertains to the:

Motion and flow of urine

The concretion of mineral salts is called a :

Calculus/Kidney stones

A hernia that cannot be returned to the abdominal cavity is said to be:


The first step in choosing the correct digestive endoscopiic procedure code is to identify the ________ of the procedure:

Extent of procedure

Autologous blood donation requires:

The patients own blood or blood components

Imbrication means:

Overlapping of aponeurotic layers in abdominal surgery

Suture of the bladder is called:


The muscle wall that separates the thoracic and abdomnal cavities is called:


Vas Deferens is part of the:

Part of the male reproduction system

Anasomosis means:

Surgical connection of two tubular vessels, end to end,side to side, end to side

Manipulation of the urethara means:

Dilation or catheterization

Process of blood clotting:

Coagulation (spell it)

Cells in the spleen, liver and bone marrow that destroy the worn out red blood cells:

Macrophages (spell it)

Blood protein:

Albumin (spell it)

Relieving symptoms but not curing:

Palliative (spell it)

A protein with antibody activity:

Immunoglobulins (spell it)

Suffix meaning stoping or control:




Granulocytopenia and Pancytopenia are both:

Cell deficiency's, failure to reproduce


Signs and symptoms reappear

Sickle cell anemia:

A hereditay condition characterized by abnormal sickle shape of erythrocytes and by hemolysis


Disappearance of signs of disease


Anticoagulant substance found in blood and tissue cells

Aplastic anemia:

Failure of blood cell production due to aplasia of bone marrow


Plasma minus clotting proteins and cells

Hemolytic anemia:

Reduction in red cells due to excessive destruction


Multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and accumulation of blood under the skin, or into the skin and mucous membranes produce red pruple discoloration of the skin


Increased in cancerous white bllod cells, disease if white blood cells

Red blood cell morphology:

Study the shape of red blood cells/Microscopic examination of a stained blood smear to determine the shape of individual red cells

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