Clinical Terms:

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Clinical Terms:
2012-01-29 23:46:31

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  1. Anisocytosis
    Abnormal variation in the size of the erythrocytes
  2. Antihemophiliac Plasma
    Normal blood plasma that has been processed to preserve an antihemophiliac factor.
  3. Citrated whole blood
    Normal blood to which a solution of acid citrate has been added to prevent coagulation.
  4. Dried Plasma
    Normal blood plasma that had been vaccum dried to prevent the growth of microorganisms.
  5. Hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Inherited tendency to bleed from localized lesions of the capillaries.
  6. Heparinized whole blood
    Normal blood to which a solution of heparin has been added to prevent coagulation.
  7. Macrocytosis
    Abnormally large erythrocytes.
  8. Microcytosis
    Abnormally small erythrocytes.
  9. Neutrophilia
    Increased number of circulating neutrophils.
  10. Packed red cells
    Concentrated suspension of red blood cells from which the plasma has been removed.
  11. Pancytopenia
    Abnormal depression of all the cellular components of blood.
  12. Poikilocytosis
    Irregularly shaped erythrocytes.
  13. Purpura
    Spontanious bleeding into the tissue and through the mucous membranes.
  14. Septicemia
    Reproduction of disease causing microorganisms in the blood.
  15. Spherocytosis
    Hemolytic anemia caused by defective proteins supporting the cell membranes of red blood cells. The cells are abnormally spherical.
  16. Thalassemia
    Group of hereditary hemolytic anemias resulting from very thin, fragile erythrocytes. Globin chains are missing.