Med Term

A protein that contains iron and is the main component of erythrocytes
Hemoglobin
Formed elements consists of
RBC, WBC,and Platelets
Heart disease can be identified with a blood test that measures
creatine kinase (CK)
The protein involved in clotting
Fibrinogen
The study of blood is called
Hematology
Oncology
A branch of medicine that deals with tumors
Phlebotomy
The insertion of a needle or cannula into a vein for the purpose of withdrawing blood
Serum
The clear, yellow liquid that remains after a blood clot forms
An enlarged heart is called
Megalocardia
A branch of medicine that deals with problems of the skeleton, joints, muscles, and other supporting structures is called
Orthopedic
Hemophilia
A disorder in which the blood does not coagulate at a wound or puncture site
Lymphocyte
Are non-granular leukocytes that produce antibodies to combat specific pathogens
Hemolysis
The rupturing of red blood cells, which release hemoglobin that can cause kidney failure and death after an incompatible blood transfusion
Morphology
The study of the shape or form of objects
Eosinophils
granular leukocytes that produce the chemical histamine and aid the body in controlling allergic reactions and other exaggerated immunologic responses
aneurysm
A bulge in the artey casued by a weakening of its wall
Common communication between two vessels, either end to end or by means of a connecting channel is referred to as
anastomosis
during hemostasis, hair-like molecules of protein form this protein
fibrin
Crenate
notched red blood cells
A substance used in the treatment of infections disease, usually casue by bacteria is called
antibiotic
A deficiency of either red blood cells, or hemoglobin, or both is called
anemia
An immature neutrophil with a non-segented nucleus is called
band cell
not a blood cell? erythrocyte, phagocyte, leukocyte, neurocyte
neurocyte
The central structure of a cell wich contains DNA and controls cell growth and function is called
nucleus/ nuclei
Diarrhea in which blood, mucus, or both may be present with feces is referred to as
dysentery
the term heme- means
protion of the hemoglobin containing iron
Bradycardia means
slow heart beat
a descrease below the normal number of platelets in the blood is
thrombocytopenia
the term immunohematology
study of blood group antigens/ antibodies
decrease below normal number of reticulocytes is
reticulopenia
Fluid created by tissue, which may occur normally, but is usually in responce to inflammation, damage or irritation is
exudate
A clumping together of cells, as of blood cells or bacteria, is known as which of the following
agglutination
what gives blood its red color
hemoglobin
the term leukocyte refers to
white blood cells: WBC: protects from disease
the swelling of tissue around a vessel due to leakage of the blood into the tissue
hematoma
the increase above normal in the number of red blood cells in circulation is
erythrocytosis
are abnormally small red blood cells found in cases if iron deficient anemia and thalassemia
Microcytes
Leukocytosis
is an increase in the number if WBC
is the nonprotein portion of the hemoglobin molecule that contains iron
Heme
Paricarditis
is a condition in which the pericardium becomes inflamed
Gram stain
differenatites bacteria according to the chemical composition of their cell walls
Nephr-
is the combining form for kidney