Blood, Vocab Quiz 6
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Blood, Vocab Quiz 6
Deficent number of red blood cells or deficient hemoglobin.
Substance produced by the body that destroys or inactivates a specific substance that has entered the body
Substance that when introduced into the body causes 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
While blood cells that stains readily with basic dyes
Thin layer of WBCs and platelets located between RBCs and plasma in a centrifuged sample of blood
The compund formed by the union of carbon dioxide with hemoglobin.
Obstruction of a blood vessel by foreign matter carried in the bloodstream.
A blood clot or other substance (bubble of air) that is moving in the blood and may block a blood vessel.
WBC that is readily stained by eosin.
A disease that may develop when an Rh-negitive mother has anti-Rh antibodies and gives birth to an Rh-positive baby and the antibodies react with the Rh-positive cells of the baby
Red Blood Cells (RBCs)
Insoluble protein in clotting blood
Soluble blood protine that is converted to insoluble fibrin during clotting
Volume % of blood cells in whole blood
Iron-containing protein in RBCs
Condition characterized by low oxygen-carrying capacity of blood.
Caused by decreased RBCs lifespan and/or increased rate of RBC destruction
Substance obtained from the liver
Inhibits blood clotting
Blood cancer characterized by an increase in WBCs
White Blood Cells (WBCs)
Abnormally high WBC numbers in the blood
Abnormally low WBC numbers in the blood
Type of WBCs
Phagocytic cells in the immune system
WBCs that stain readily with neutral dyes
Hemoglobin combined with oxygen
Deficiency of RBCs resulting from a lack of vitamin B12
WBC that engulfs microbes and digests them
Liquid part of blood
Any of several proteins normally found in the plasma
An excessive number of RBCs
A protein present in normal blood that is required for blood clotting
A protein fromed by clotting factors from damaged tissue cells and platelets
It converts prothrombin to thrombin. A step essential to forming a blood clot
Blood plasma minus its clotting factors, still contains antibodies
Sickle Cell Anemia
Severe, possibly fatal, hereditary disease caused by an abnormal type of hemoglobin
Antibodies causing antigens to clump or stick together
Protein important in blood clotting
Also called platelet
Plays a role in blood clotting
Fromation of a clot in a blood vessel.
Stationary blood clot