___________ ____________ mixes the donor blood with the recipient blood to determine blood compatibility.
___________ _____________ is an abnormal proliferation of blood cells leading to an increase in blood viscosity and blood volume.
___________ secrete histamine and heparin, and constitue less than 1% of all white blood cells.
acute myelogenous leukemia
AML, which stands for ____________ __________ _____________, is characterized by immature granulocytes.
Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are ___________, one of the two categories of leukocytes.
The clear, thin, and sticky fluid portion of the blood that remains after coagulation is called thromboplastin.
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.
The watery, straw-colored, fluid portion of the lymph and the blood in which the leukocytes, erythrocytes, and platelets are suspended is called plasma.
The health specialist whose training and experience is concentrated in immunology is called an immunologist.
A reaction to treatment that occurs at the site it was administered is known as a systemic reaction.
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.
Which condition is characterized by excessive destruction of circulating red blood cells?
What is the medical term for an excessive and uncontrolled increase of immature white blood cells?
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.
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.
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?
Which term means an abnormal condition of the blood characterized by red blood cells of variable and abnormal size?
Select the term that best describes the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitial spaces.
Select the term that best describes the clumping of cells as a result of interaction with specific antibodies called aggluttinins.
What is the anemia that is a result of a deficiency of mature red blood cells called?
Select the term that best describes a condition characterized by red blood cells of variable and abnormal size.