antibodies causing antigens to clump or stick together
deficient number of red blood cells or deficient hemoglobin
a substance produced by the body that destroys or inactivates an antigen that has entered the body.
a substance that, when introduced into the body, causes the formation of antibodies against it
blood disorder characterized by a low red blood cell count, caused by destruction of myeloid tissue in the bone marrow.
a granular white blood cell with granules that secrete heparin & histamine.
a thin light colored layer of white blood cells and platelets than lie between a top layer of plasma and red blood cells
the compound formed by the union of carbon dioxide with hemoglobin
obstruction of a blood vessel by foreign matter carried in the bloodstream
a clot or air bubbles carried in the bloodstream that obstructs when it lodges
a granular (leukocyte) white blood cell that defense against parasites
severe anemia in newborn babies, a disease that made develop when a RH-negative mother has a antibodies and gives birth to an RH-positive baby and antibodies react with the RH-positive cells of the baby
red blood cell & has no nuclei
insoluble protein in clotted blood
soluble blood protein that is converted to insoluble fibrin in the clotting process
iron containing protein in the blood.(carries oxygen in the red blood cells)
volume percentage of red blood cells in the blood
Disorder: Anemia due to excessive bleeding, Decreased in oxygen carrying capacity in blood caused by bleeding.
The liver produces this to thin the blood;, Prevents blood clotting
cancer characterized by an increase in abnormal white blood cells
white blood cell
abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells
an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
type of white blood cell that produces antibodies that help destroy pathogens
phagocytic cells in the immune system
a granular single cell; defense phagocytosis
a granular (leukocyte) white blood cell that defense phagocytosis
hemoglobin combined with oxygen
A decrease in red blood cells that occurs when the body cannot properly absorb vitamin B12 from the gastrointestinal tract.
a cell that engulfs and digests debris and invading microorganisms
liquid portion of the blood
Fibrinogen, Globulin, Albumin, serveral proteins found in blood plasma
an excessive number of red blood cells
a protein substance in the blood that is essential to the clotting process
a protein formed by clotting factors from damaged tissue cells and platelets; it converts prothrombin into thrombin, a step essential to forming a blood clot
blood plasma minus clotting proteins and cells; still has antibodies
sickle cell anemia
Red blood cells shaped in cresent and cant carry oxygen as quickly, causing anemia and death
protein important in blood clotting
(blood clotting cell) plays a role in blood clotting & another name for platelet
formation of a blood clot in a blood vessel
a stationary blood clot and stays in place where it formed.