Oral Path

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Oral Path
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  1. marked decrease in the muber of granulocytes, particularly neutrophils
    agranulocytosis
  2. reduction of the number of red blood cells, quantity of hemoglobin, or volume of packed red blood cells to less than normal
    anemia
  3. lack of development
    aplasia
  4. severe pain in a joint
    arthralgia
  5. the process by which lipid accumulates within the walls of large and medium sized arteries. It leads to reduced blood flow to and death of vital organs
    atherosclerosis
  6. immume-mediated destruction of the body's own cells and tissues; immunity against self.
    autoimmunity
  7. component of metabolism that involves the breakdown of tissues
    catabolism
  8. formation of a clot
    coagulation
  9. small, flat, hemorrhagic pathc larger than a petechia on the skin or mucous membrane
    ecchymosis
  10. insoluble protein that is essential to the clotting of blood
    fibrin
  11. volume percentage of red blood cells in whole blood
    hematocrit
  12. release of hemoglobin from red blood cells by destructino of the cells
    hemolysis
  13. stoppage or cessation of bleeding
    hemostasis
  14. enlargement of the liver
    hepatomegaly
  15. secreted molecules produced in the body that have a specific regulatory action on target cells that are distant from their sites of synthesis; an endocrine _________ is frequently carried by the blood from its site of release to its target,
    hormone
  16. excess calcium in the blood
    hypercalcemia
  17. excess glucose in the blood
    hyperglycemia
  18. stained less intensely than normal
    hypochromic
  19. deficiency of phosphates in the blood
    hypophosphatemia
  20. hormone produced in the pancreas by the cells in the islets of Langerhans; insulin regulates glucose metabolism and is the major fuel regulating hormone
    insulin
  21. profound hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, that necessitates emergency intervention
    insulin shock
  22. accumulation of acid in the body resulting from the accumulation of ketone bodies
    ketoacidosis
  23. red blood cell that is smaller than normal
    microcyte
  24. muscle pain
    myalgia
  25. decreased number of neutrophils in the blood
    neutropenia
  26. abnormal rarefaction of bone
    osteoporosis
  27. parathyroid hormone
    parathormone
  28. minute red spot on the skin or mucous membrane caused by escape of a small amount of blood
    petechia
  29. disc-shaped structure, also called a thrombocyte, found in the blood; it plays an important role in blood coagulation
    platelet
  30. increase in the total red blood cell mass in the blood
    polycythemia
  31. chronic excessive thirst and intake of fluid
    polydipsia
  32. blood disorders characterized by purplish or brownish-red discolorations caused by bleeding into the skin or tissues
    purpura
  33. cell surface protein to which a specific normone can bind; such binding leads to biochemical events
    receptor
  34. enlargement of the spleen
    splenomegaly
  35. platelet
    thrombocyte
  36. decrease in the number of platelets circulating in the blood
    thrombocytopenia

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