DAH 131 Exam 4-1

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DAH 131 Exam 4-1
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  1. marked decrease in the number of granulocytes, particularly neutrophils
    Agranulocytosis
  2. lack of development
    Aplasia
  3. small flat hemorrhagic patch on the skin or mucous membrane (bruise)
    Ecchymosis
  4. the volume percentage of RBC’s in whole blood
    Hematocrit
  5. chemical substance produced in the body that has a specific regulatory effect on certain cells or organs
    Hormone
  6. excess of glucose in the blood
    Hyperglycemia
  7. deficiency of phosphates in the blood
    Hypophosphatemia
  8. accumulation of acid in the body resulting from the accumulation of ketone bodies
    Ketoacidosis
  9. decreased number of neutrophils in the blood
    Neutropenia
  10. parathyroid hormone
    Parathormone
  11. disc shaped structure found in blood; for blood coagulation
    Platelet
  12. blood disorder characterized by purplish or brownish red discolorations caused by bleeding into the skin or tissues
    Purpura
  13. platelets
    Thrombocyte
  14. reduction of the # of RBC’s, quantity of hemoglobin, or volume of packed RBC’s
    Anemia
  15. formation of a clot
    Coagulation
  16. insoluble protein that is essential to the clotting of blood
    Fibrin
  17. release of hemoglobin from RBC’s by destruction of the cells
    Hemolysis
  18. enlargement of the liver
    Hepatomegaly
  19. excess of clcium in the blood
    Hypercalcemia
  20. hormone produced in the pancreas that regulates glucose metabolism and is a major fuel-regulating hormone
    Insulin
  21. RBC that is smaller than normal
    Microcyte
  22. abnomormal rarefaction of bone
    osteoporosis
  23. minute red spot on the skin or mucosa caused by the escape of a small amount of blood
    Petechia
  24. increase in the total RBC mass in the blood
    Polycythemia
  25. enlargement of the spleen
    Splenomemgaly
  26. decrease in the number of platelets in circulating blood
    Thrombocytopenia
  27. stoppage or cessation of bleeding
    Hemostasis
  28. muscle pain
    Myalgia

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