Blood and Lymph Systems

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Blood and Lymph Systems
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Chapter 8 Medical Terminology
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  1. blast/o
    blast (also a suffix)
     
    germ or a bud
  2. Chrom/o
    chromat/o
     
    color
  3. chyl/
    juice
  4. hem/o
    hemat/o
     
    blood
  5. immun/o
    safe
  6. lymph/o
    clearfluid
  7. morph/o
    form
  8. myel/o
    bone marrow (also spinal cord)
  9. phag/o
    eat or swallow
  10. plas/o
    formation
  11. reticul/o
    a net
  12. splen
    spleen
  13. thromb
    clot
  14. thym
    thymus gland
  15. plasma
    liquid portion of the blood and lymph containing water, protiens, salts, nutrients, hormones, vitamines and cellular components (leukocytes, erythcytes, and plateletes)
  16. serum
    liquid portion of the blood left after the clotting process
  17. erthrocyte
    red blood cell that transports oxigen and carbon dioxide within the blood stream
  18. hemoglobin
    protein-iron compound containes in erthrocyte that has bonding capabiloties for the transport of oxegen and carbon dioxideleukocyte
  19. leukocyte
    -granulocytes 
    --neutrophil 
    -eosinophil
    -agranulocytes 
    • white blood cells that procect the body from invasion of harmful substances
    • -a group of leukocytes contining granules in their cytoplasm
    • --a granular leukocytenamed for the nutral stain of the granules, fights infection by swallowing bacteria
    • --granular,named for ros color stain,increases with allerguy and some infection
    • -a group of leukocytes withoutgranules at their nuculei 
  20. platelets
    thromocytes; cell fragments in the blood essential for blood clotting (coagulation)

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