Blood and Lymph Systems: Symptomatic Terms; Related to Blood

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Blood and Lymph Systems: Symptomatic Terms; Related to Blood
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  1. microcytosis
    the presense of small red blood cells
  2. macrocytosis
    the presesnce of large red blood cells
  3. anisocytosis
    the presence of red blood cells of unequal size ( an = without; iso = equal)
  4. poikilocytosis
    the presence of large, irregularly shaped red blood cells (poikil/o = irregular)
  5. reticulocytosis
    an increase of immature erythocytes in the blood
  6. erythropenia
    an abnormally reduced number of red blood cells
  7. lymphocytopenia
    an abnormally reduced number of lymphocytes
  8. neutropenia
    a decrease in the number of neutrophils
  9. pancytopenia
    an abnormally reduced number of all celluar components in the blood
  10. hemolysis
    breackdown of the red blood cell membrane
  11. immunocompromised
    impaired immunological defenses caused by animmunodeficiency disorder or therapy with immunosuppressive agents
  12. immunosuppression
    impaired ability to provide an immune response
  13. lymphadenopathy
    the presence of enlarged (diseased) lymph nodes
  14. splenomegaly
    enlargement of spleen

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