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  1. Erythroblastosis
    Condition of increased germination/budding of red blood cells
  2. 2.  Myelodysplasia
    Difficult/bad formation of the bone marrow
  3. 3.  Hemocytometer
    Instrument for measuring red blood cells
  4. 4.  Splenorrhagia
    Bursting forth from the spleen
  5. 5.  Lymphadenitis
    Inflammation of the lymph glands / nodes ("lymph" = clear fluid)
  6. 6.  Immunotoxic
    Pertaining to "safe" / poison
  7. 7.  Reticulocytosis
    Condition of an increased number of reticulocytes (immature RBCs)
  8. 8.  Thymopathy
    Disease of the thymus
  9. 9.  Leukocytic
    Pertaining to white blood cells
  10. 10.  Lymphangiogram
    Recording of lymphatic vessels
  11. 11.  Splenomegaly
    Enlargement of the spleen
  12. 12.  Promyelocyte
    Bone marrow cell precursor
  13. 13.  Leukocytopenia
    Abnormal reduction of white blood cells
  14. 14.  Splenectomy
    Removal or excision of the spleen
  15. 15.  Chylopoiesis
    Formation of juice
  16. 16.  Lymphoma
    Tumor of the lymph/lymphatics
  17. 17.  Cytomorphology
    Study of the form of cells
  18. 18.  Hemolysis
    Breaking down or dissolution of blood
  19. 19.  Anemia
    Decrease in red blood cells (lack of blood)
  20. 20.  Metastasis
    Beyond the stopping of disease spread
  21. 21.  Neutropenia
    Abnormal reduction of neutrophils
  22. 22.  Leukocyte
    White blood cell
  23. 23.  Hematopoiesis
    Formation of blood
  24. 24.  Splenomegaly
    Enlargement of the spleen
  25. 25.  Erythropenia / erythrocytopenia
    Abnormally reduced number of red blood cells
  26. 26.  Thymic
    Pertaining to the thymus gland
  27. 27.  Agranulocytes
    White cells without granules in their nuclei
  28. 28.  Eosinophil
    Granular leukocyte named for its attraction to rose-color stain of granules
  29. 29.  Erythrocyte
    Red blood cell
  30. 30.  Pancytopenia
    Reduced number of all cellular components in the blood
  31. 31.  Eat or swallow
    Phag/o
  32. 32.  Clot
    Thromb/o
  33. 33.  Juice
    Chyl/o
  34. 34.  Formation
    Plas/o
  35. 35.  Color
    Chrom/o
  36. 36.  Blood
    Hem/o
  37. 37.  Safe
    Immun/o
  38. 38.  Germ or bud
    Blast/o
  39. 39.  White blood count (WBC)
    Procedure of counting the number of leukocytes in the blood
  40. 40.  Hemoglobin (HGB, Hgb)
    Blood study that determines the amount of pigment present in RBCs
  41. 41.  Hematocrit (HCT, Hct)
    Blood study that determines packed red blood cell volume
  42. 42.  Differential count
    Classification of white blood cells performed with this
  43. MCV
    Mean corpuscular (cell) volume
  44. MCH
    Mean corpuscular (cell) hemoglobin
  45. MCHC
    Mean corpuscular (cell) hemoglobin concentration
  46. Classification of Anemia
    Classification determined by MCV, MCH, MCHC
  47. 44.  Phlebotomy
    Alternate term for venipuncture
  48. 45.  Lymphoma
    Hodgkin disease is a type of this
  49. 46.  PT
    Prothrombin time
  50. 47.  ESR
    Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  51. 48.  PTT
    Partial thromboplastin time
  52. 49.  CBC
    Complete blood count
  53. 50.  Microcytosis
    Small red blood cells
  54. 51.  Poikilocytosis
    Large, irregular white blood cells
  55. 52.  Neutrophil
    Polymorphonuclear white blood cell
  56. 53.  Monocyte
    White blood cell termed "one cell"
  57. 54.  Eosinophil
    White blood cell with rose-stained granules
  58. 55.  Lymphocyte
    Agranulocyte active in immunity
  59. 56.  Basophil
    White blood cell with dark-stained granules
  60. 57.  Platelet
    Thrombocyte
  61. 58.  Erythrocyte
    Red blood cell
  62. 59.  Granulocyte
    White blood cells with granules
  63. 60.  Anisocytosis
    Red blood cells of unequal size
  64. 61.  Macrocytosis
    Large red blood cells
  65. 62.  Immunosuppression
    Impaired ability to provide an immune response
  66. 63.  Cross matching
    Test tube method of matching a donor's blood to the recipient
  67. 64.  Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Syndrome caused by HIV
  68. 65.  Mononucleosis
    Condition characterized by an increase in mononuclear cells caused by EBV
  69. 66.  Plasmapheresis
    Removal of plasma from blood, extraction of specific elements, then reinfusion

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