Med Terms related to the Hematologic System and Immune System

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Med Terms related to the Hematologic System and Immune System
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Chapter 2 Med Terms related to the Hematologic System and Immune System
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  1. Erythropathy
    Disease of the red blood cells
  2. Hematocrit
    Blood test measuring red blood cell volume
  3. Hematologist
    Physician specializing in the study of blood disorders.
  4. Hemoglobin
    The red respiratory protein of RBCs, transports oxygen to the tissues.
  5. Hemolysis
    Destruction of red blood cells
  6. Hemostasis
    Control of bleeding
  7. Hypercalcemia
    Excessive amounts of calcium in the blood
  8. Hyperglycemia
    Excessive amounts of sugar in the blood
  9. Hyperlipemia
    Excessive amount of fat in the blood
  10. Hypoglycemia
    Deficient amount of sugar in the blood
  11. Leukemia
    Overproduction of leukocytes resulting in a malignant, acute or chronic disease.
  12. Mononucleosis
    Disease of excessive mononuclear leukocytes in the blood due to infection with the Epstein-Barr virus
  13. Polycythemia
    Abnormal increase in red blood cells.
  14. Septicemia
    Pathogenic bacteria present in the blood

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