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Chapter 9 The Blood and Lymphatic Systems (Test)

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Schilling Test
diagnostic for pernicious anemia
PTT (Partial Thromboplastin Time)
monitors heparin therapy
ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate)
measure RBC settling distance
Coomb's Test
direct antiglobulin test
Hematocrit
measure percentage of erythrocytes in blood
leukocytes
Another name for a white blood cell is a(n) ______________.
Monocytes
____________ are phagocytic agranulocytes.
antigen
A(n) _____________, also called an agglutinogen, stimulates the production of an antibody.
Epstein-Barr
The ___________ ____________ virus is diagnostic for mononucleosis.
hemochromatosis
A rare iron metabolism disease, ___________, is associated with hemolytic anemias.
Cross-matching
___________ ____________ mixes the donor blood with the recipient blood to determine blood compatibility.
Neutrophils
____________ are phagocytic granulocytes.
platelet
Another name for a clotting cell, or thrombocyte, is a(n) _____________.
Polycythemia vera
___________ _____________ is an abnormal proliferation of blood cells leading to an increase in blood viscosity and blood volume.
antibody
A(n) ____________ is a plasma substance formed because of the presence of an antigen.
Basophils
___________ secrete histamine and heparin, and constitue less than 1% of all white blood cells.
hematologist
A medical specialist in the field of hematology is called a(n) ____________.
acute myelogenous leukemia
AML, which stands for ____________ __________ _____________, is characterized by immature granulocytes.
pneumocystis carinii
An AIDS-related disease is ___________ ____________ pneumonia (PCP).
granulocytes
Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are ___________, one of the two categories of leukocytes.
False
The clear, thin, and sticky fluid portion of the blood that remains after coagulation is called thromboplastin.
False
Immunity with which we are born, or genetic immunity, is also known as acquired immunity.
True
A craving to eat unusual substance (non-food substances), including, but not limited to, things such as clay, dirt, starch, chalk, glue, ice, and hair is known as pica.
True
Another name for a clot is a thrombus.
True
The watery, straw-colored, fluid portion of the lymph and the blood in which the leukocytes, erythrocytes, and platelets are suspended is called plasma.
True
The health specialist whose training and experience is concentrated in immunology is called an immunologist.
True
Disease-producing microorganisms are called pathogens.
False
A reaction to treatment that occurs at the site it was administered is known as a systemic reaction.
False
The termination of bleeding by mechanical or chemical means or by the complex coagulation process of the body, consisting of vasoconstriction, platelet aggregation, and thrombin and fibrin synthesis is known as hemolysis.
True
The process of a cell engulfing and destroying bacteria is called phagocytosis.
Hemolytic Anemia
Which condition is characterized by excessive destruction of circulating red blood cells?
Leukemia
What is the medical term for an excessive and uncontrolled increase of immature white blood cells?
Pica
Select the term that describes a craving to eat unusual substances (non-food substances), including, but not limited to, things such as clay, dirt, starch, chalk, glue, ice, and hair.
Aplastic Anemia
Which condition is known as bone marrow depression anemia?
Gamma Globulins
Which plasma proteins function as antibodies in the immune system?
Embolus
What is a circulating clot called?
Iron Deficiency Anemia
Identify the type of anemia that is characterized by a deficiency of hemoglobin due to a lack of iron in the body.
Bilirubin
What is the name of the orange-yellow pigment of bile formed principally by the breakdown of hemoglobin in red blood cells after termination of their normal life span?
Anisocytosis
Which term means an abnormal condition of the blood characterized by red blood cells of variable and abnormal size?
Thrombus
What is a clot that forms and stays in place called?
Edema
Select the term that best describes the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitial spaces.
Hemophilia A
What is classic hemophilia also known as?
Agglutination
Select the term that best describes the clumping of cells as a result of interaction with specific antibodies called aggluttinins.
Pernicious Anemia
What is the anemia that is a result of a deficiency of mature red blood cells called?
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
What is histiocytic lymphoma also known as?
Hemophilia B
What is Christmas disease also known as?
Lymphadenopathy
What is any disorder of lymph nodes or lymph vessels called?
Anisocytosis
Select the term that best describes a condition characterized by red blood cells of variable and abnormal size.
Hemopoiesis
What is the production of formed elements of blood called?
Albumin
Which plasma protein helps maintain normal blood volume?