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MOD E
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MOD E UNIT 3 VOCAB
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  1. Plasma
    Fluid part of the blood
  2. Life span of an erythrocyte
    80-120 days
  3. What is the function of the lymphatic system?
    1. Transports proteins and fluids back to the bloodstream.

    2. Protects the body against pathogens by phagocytosis (the engulfing & eating of bacteria) and immune response.

    3. It serves as the pathway for the absorption of fats from the small intestines into the bloodstream.
  4. Medical term for lack of red blood cells?
    Erythropenia
  5. What is the iron-containing pigment of red blood cells?
    Hemoglobin
  6. Exvessive bleeding or bursting forth of blood is?
    Hemorrhage
  7. What is the removal of WBCs from circulation?
    Leukapheresis
  8. Leuko-
    white
  9. -crit
    to seperate
  10. mono-
    one
  11. One who specializes in the study of serum
    serologist
  12. Formation of a blood clot
    Thrombogenic
  13. An immature red blood cell
    Erythroblast
  14. An abnormally large erythrocyte is called?
    Macrocyte
  15. The engulfing and eating of bacteria?
    Phagoytosis
  16. A blood enzyme that causes clotting by forming fibrin is?
    Thrombin
  17. An agent the works against the formation of blood clot is?
    Anticogulant
  18. What play an important role in the clotting process?
    Thrombocytes
  19. Medical term for a tumor of the thymus is?
    Thymoma
  20. The 3 types of Leukocytes are?
    Neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil
  21. Medical condition when you have too many RBCs is called?
    Polycythemia
  22. Inflammation of the lymph gland
    Lymphadenitis
  23. An excessive amount of sugar
    Hyperglycemia
  24. Briefly describe RBCs
    • life span of 80-120 days
    • produced in the bone marrow
  25. A protein substance that is produced in the body in response to an invading foreign substance is known as
    Antibody
  26. What is the screening test to determine anemia?
    Hemoglobinometer
  27. What are the formed elements of blood?
    WBCs, RBCs, platelets
  28. Most RBCs and WBCs are produced where?
    Bone marrow
  29. What is the collection of blood from underneath the first layer of skin?
    Hematoma
  30. Surgical puncture of skin
    Venipuncture
  31. Which cells kill parasites?
    Eosinophils
  32. What is the name of the vein that is commonly used for venipuncture?
    Median cubital vein

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