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  1. A blood test that seperates solids from plasma in the blood by centrifuging the blood sample
    Hematocrit
  2. FBS
    Fasting blood sugar
  3. 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.
    Centrifuge
  4. ESR
    Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
  5. RBC
    Red Blood Cell
  6. WBC
    White Blood Cell
  7. An instrument for counting the number of blood cells in a measured volume of blood.
    Hemacytometer
  8. The tiny blood vessels throughout the body that connect arteries and veins.
    Capillaries
  9. A duct, canal, or other tube that contains or conveys a body fluid.
    Vessels
  10. Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart.
    Veins
  11. A preparation of a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus?
    Vaccine
  12. Immunity acquired by the transfer of antibodies from another individual, as through injection or placental transfer to a fetus.
    Passive Immunity
  13. 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.
    Acquired Immunity
  14. A localized protective reaction of tissue to irritation, injury, or infection, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, and sometimes loss of function.
    Inflammation
  15. A cell which aides in the blood clotting process for example a thrombocyte
    Platelet
  16. Blood enzyme that causes clotting by forming fibrin.
    Thrombin
  17. An invading foreign substance capable of inducing the production of antibodies
    Antigen
  18. A condition of decreased circulating red blood cells.
    Anemia
  19. A protein substance produced in the body in response to an invading foreign substance.
    Antibody
  20. located in the media stinum posterior to the sternum
    Thymus
  21. controls how quicky the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body shouldbe to other hormones
    Thyroid
  22. Lymphocytes that mature in the thymus and have the ability to recognize specific peptide antigens through the receptors on their cell surface.
    T- cells
  23. Lymphocytes that mature in the bone marrow and, when stimulated by a particular antigen, differentiate into plasma cells.
    B-cells
  24. Inherited, acquired, or induced resistance to infection by a specific pathogen.
    Immunity
  25. 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.
    Immunoglobulin
  26. Indicates the number of each cell type in a random sample of 100WBC's
    Differential
  27. 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)
    Lymphocyte
  28. Type of a wbc that also phagocytizes bacteria, that is increased in pts w/chronic inflammation or infection
    Basophil
  29. CNS
    Central nervous system
  30. Protiens made and released by lymphocytes in response to the presence of pathogens.
    Interferons
  31. Disease producing microorganism
    Pathogen
  32. a dust cell
    Macrophages
  33. filters bacteria and foreign particles in lymph fluid
    Lymph nodes

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