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lymphatic def

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venipuncture
puncture of a vein to remove blood, instill a medication, or start an intravenous infusion
vaccination
inoculating(injection) someone so as to create an immunity to something
thrombocytopenia
an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets(clotting)
splenectomy
surgical removal of the spleen
purpura
the appearance of multiple purple discolorations on the skin caused by bleeding underneath the skin
phlebotomy
the surgical opening or puncture of a vein in order to withdraw blood or introduce a fluid
macrophage
Large white blood cell that removes bacteria, foreign particles, and dead cells
lymphadenopathy
chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
luekemia
malignant disease of the bone marrow in which excessive white blood cells are produced
anemia
lack of a normal number of red blood cells
immunoglobulin
a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
hemophiliac
suffers from a disease that causes uncontrolled bleeding
erythropoietin
A hormone produced and released by the kidney that stimulates the production of red blood cells by the bone marrow.
eosinophil
a white blood cell that stains with certain dyes
embolism
traveling blood clot
dyscrasia
abnormal or pathologic condition of the blood
electrophoresis
a technique that uses an electrical field within a gel to separate molecules by their size and charge
coagulopathy
A disease or condition affecting the blood's ability to clot.
hemolysis
change or destruction of red blood cells
lymphocyte
type of white blood cell that produces antibodies that help destroy pathogens