A blood test that seperates solids from plasma in the blood by centrifuging the blood sample
Fasting blood sugar
An apparatus consisting essentially of a compartment spun about a central axis to separate contained materials of different specific gravities, or to separate colloidal particles suspended in a liquid.
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Red Blood Cell
White Blood Cell
An instrument for counting the number of blood cells in a measured volume of blood.
The tiny blood vessels throughout the body that connect arteries and veins.
A duct, canal, or other tube that contains or conveys a body fluid.
Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart.
A preparation of a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus?
Immunity acquired by the transfer of antibodies from another individual, as through injection or placental transfer to a fetus.
Immunity obtained either from the development of antibodies in response to exposure to an antigen, as from vaccination or an attack of an infectious disease, or from the transmission of antibodies.
A localized protective reaction of tissue to irritation, injury, or infection, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, and sometimes loss of function.
A cell which aides in the blood clotting process for example a thrombocyte
Blood enzyme that causes clotting by forming fibrin.
An invading foreign substance capable of inducing the production of antibodies
A condition of decreased circulating red blood cells.
A protein substance produced in the body in response to an invading foreign substance.
located in the media stinum posterior to the sternum
controls how quicky the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body shouldbe to other hormones
Lymphocytes that mature in the thymus and have the ability to recognize specific peptide antigens through the receptors on their cell surface.
Lymphocytes that mature in the bone marrow and, when stimulated by a particular antigen, differentiate into plasma cells.
Inherited, acquired, or induced resistance to infection by a specific pathogen.
Y-shaped protein on the surface of B cells that is secreted into the blood or lymph in response to an antigenic stimulus, also known as antibody.
Indicates the number of each cell type in a random sample of 100WBC's
primary cells of the lymphmatic system, these cells also act to protect the body and its tissues they - do not rely on
phagocytosis - (a white blood)
Type of a wbc that also phagocytizes bacteria, that is increased in pts w/chronic inflammation or infection
Central nervous system
Protiens made and released by lymphocytes in response to the presence of pathogens.
Disease producing microorganism
a dust cell
filters bacteria and foreign particles in lymph fluid