The Blood

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The Blood
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2011-05-17 20:21:52
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  1. clumping of cells due to an antigen-antibody reaction
    Agglutination
  2. abnormally low level of hemoglobin or red cells in the blood, resulting in inadequate delivery of oxygen to the tissues
    anemia
  3. foreign substance that produce an immune system response
    antigen
  4. serum containig antibodies that may be given to provide passive immunity; immune system
    antiserum
  5. an instrument that seperates materials in a mixture based on density
    centrifuge
  6. clotting; as of blood
    coagulation
  7. precipitate formed when plasma is frozen and then thawed
    cyroprecipitate
  8. red blood cell
    erythrocyte
  9. blood protein that forms a blood clot
    fibrin
  10. volume percentage of red blood cells in whole blood; packed cell volume
    hematocrit
  11. iron-containing protein in red blood cells that binds oxygen
    hemoglobin
  12. rupture of red blood cells
    hemolysis
  13. bleeding or the abnormal flow of blood
    hemorrhage
  14. stoppage of blood
    hemostasis
  15. white blood cell
    leukyocyte
  16. very large cell that gives rise to blood platelets
    megakaryocyte
  17. liquid portion of the blood
    plasma
  18. cell fragment that forms a plug to stop bleeding and acts in blood clotting
    platelet (thrombocyte)
  19. liquid portion of blood without clotting factors; thin; watery fluid
    serum
  20. introduction of blood or blood compnents directly in the bloodstream
    transfusion

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