Ch29-Key_Terms

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  1. Severe neutropenia, with less than 200 cells/f<>
    agranulocytosis
  2. Stem cells from a sibling or unrelated donor with matching human leukocyte antigens (HLA). Skin graft.
    allogeneic transplantation allograft
  3. Transplant of the patient’s own stem cells.
    autologous transplantation
  4. Small fissures at the corners of the mouth.
    cheilosis
  5. A burning sensation in the digits of the extremities.
    erythromelalgia
  6. Degraded hemoglobin
    Heinz bodies
  7. Untreated bleeding into the joint
    hemarthrosis
  8. The ability to maintain the body’s blood supply and its components.
    hematopoiesis
  9. Hemoglobin in the urine
    hemoglobinuria
  10. Destruction of red blood cells
    hemolysis
  11. A decrease in the total circulating white blood cells.
    leukopenia
  12. Painless lymph node enlargements from obstruction and pressure
    lymphadenopathy
  13. A decreased number of circulating neutrophils, usually less than 1,500 cells/f<>
    neutropenia
  14. Small, pinpoint hemorrhages
    petechiae
  15. Craving for substances other than food, such as dirt, clay, starch, or ice cubes.
    pica
  16. Plasma is removed from the patient and replaced with the fresh frozen plasma.
    plasmapheresis (plasma exchange)
  17. Fragmented red blood cells
    schistocytes

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