Med Term Blood and Immunity

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Med Term Blood and Immunity
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  1. Erythrocyte (red blood cell)
    Carries oxygen bound to hemoglobin; also carries some carbon dioxide and buffers blood
  2. Leukocyte (white blood cell)
    Protects against pathogens. Destroys foreign matter and debris. Some are active in the immune system. Located in blood, tissues, and lymphatic system.
  3. Platelet
    Hemostasis. Forms a platelet plug and starts blood clotting. (coagulation)
  4. Neutrophils
    Phagocytosis
  5. Eosinophils
    Allergic reactions; defense against parasites
  6. Basophils
    Allergic reactions
  7. Lymphocytes
    Immunity (T cells and B cells)
  8. Monocytes
    phagocytosis
  9. -emia, -hemia

    Erythremia
    Condition of blood

    Increase in red cells in the blood
  10. -penia

    Cytopenia
    Decrease in, deficiency of

    Deficiency of cells in the blood
  11. -poisis

    Hemopoiesis
    Formation, production

    Production of blood cells
  12. Myel/o

    Myelogenous
    Bone marrow

    Origination in bone marrow
  13. Hem/o, hemat/o

    Hematology
    Blood

    Study of blood
  14. Erythr/o, erythrocyt/o

    Erythropoisis
    Red blood cell

    Formation of blood cells
  15. Leuk/o, leukocyt/o

    Leukoblast
    White blood cell

    Immature white blood cell
  16. Lymph/o, lymphocyt/o

    Lymphocytic
    Lymphocyte

    Pertaining to lymphocytes
  17. Thromb/o

    Thrombosis
    Blood clot

    Formation of a blood clot
  18. Thrombocyt/o

    Thrombocytopenia
    Platelet, thrombocyte

    Deficiency of platelets in the blood
  19. Immune/o

    Immunization
    Immunity, immune system

    Production of immunity
  20. Azot/o

    Azoturia
    Nitrogenous compounds

    Increased nitrogenous compounds in the urine
  21. Calc/i

    Calcification
    Calcium

    Deposition of calcium salts
  22. Ferr/o, ferr/i

    Ferrous
    Iron

    Pertaining to or containing iron
  23. Sider/o

    Sideroderma
    Iron

    Deposition of iron into the skin
  24. Kali

    Hypokalemia
    Potassium

    Decrease of potassium in the blood
  25. Natri

    Natriuresis
    Sodium

    Excretion of sodium in the urine
  26. Ox/y

    Hypoxia
    Oxygen

    Deficiency of oxygen in the tissues

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