Combining forms ch 13

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  1. White blood cell with dark-staining granules that have an affinity for basic dyes.
    basophil
  2. Pertaining to deficiency of color (reduction of hemoglobin in red blood cells)
    hypochromic
  3. A substance that works against coagulation (blood clotting)
    anticoagulant
  4. disease of the clotting process
    coagulopathy
  5. study of cells
    cytology
  6. White blood cell with dark-staining granules that have an affinity for acid dyes; granules turn red (eosin) in the presence of dye.
    eosinophil
  7. Deficiency of red blood cells
    erythrocytopenia
  8. White blood cell with large, dark staining granules in its cytoplasm
    granulocyte
  9. destruction of blood cells
    hemolysis
  10. Separation of blood; percentage of red blood cells in a given volume of blood
    hematocrit
  11. disease of abnormal hemoglobins (sickle-cell anemia, thalassemia)
    hemoglobinopathy
  12. Abnormal condition of unequal size of cells (erythrocytes).
    anisocytosis
  13. cell with multiple large nuclei; immature platelet.
    megakaryocyte
  14. deficiency of white blood cells
    leucocytopenia
  15. WHite blood cell with one large nucleus; an agranulocyte and phagocyte.
    monocyte
  16. Study of shape or form (of blood cells)
    morphology
  17. bone marrow cell that develops into a myelocyte and then a leucocyte
    myeloblast
  18. pertaining to formed in the bone marrow.
    myelogenous
  19. deficiency in neutrophils
    neutropenia
  20. pertaining to a white blood cell with one large nucleus (monocyte or lymphocyte)
    mononuclear
  21. pertaining to a white blood cell with a multilobed nucleus. (neutrophil)
    polymorphonuclear
  22. cell that ingests other cells or microorganisms
    phagocyte
  23. irregularity in the shape of red blood cells
    poikilocytosis
  24. deficiency in iron in serum.
    sideropenia
  25. condition (abnormal) in which erythrocytes assume a spheroidal (rounded) shape.
    spherocytosis
  26. deficiency of clotting cells
    thrombocytopenia
  27. Removal of plasma from the rest of the blood by mechanical means (centrifuge)
    plasmapheresis
  28. Removal of white blood cells from the rest of the blood by centrifugation
    leukapheresis
  29. removal of platelets from the rest of the blood by centrifugation.
    plateletpheresis
  30. immature white blood cell (monocyte)
    monoblast
  31. immature red blood cell
    erythroblast
  32. abnormal condition (slight increase in numbers) of macrocytes (red blood cells that are larger than normal)
    macrocytosis
  33. abnormal condition (slight increase in numbers) of microcytes (red blood cells that are smaller than normal)
    microcytosis
  34. abnormal condition of white blood cells (increase in numbers of malignant cells)
    leukemia
  35. blood protein in erythrocytes; enables the cell to carry oxygen.
    hemoglobin
  36. protein (antibody produced by plasma cells) that acts to protect the body by destroying antigens.
    immunoglobulin
  37. treatment that destroys blood clots
    thrombolytic therapy
  38. derived from bone marrow
    myeloid
  39. abnormal condition of clotting
    thrombosis
  40. deficiency of granulocytes (white blood cells)
    granulocytopenia
  41. deficiency of all (blood) cells
    pancytopenia
  42. large cell (in blood and tissues) that eats (engulfs) other cells; derived from a monocyte
    macrophage
  43. increase in the number of eosinophils
    eosinophilia
  44. increase in numbers of neutrophils
    neutrophilia
  45. separation of proteins in a solution by using an electric current (used to separate protein fractions of serum, urine, or cerebrospinal fluid)
    electrophoresis
  46. formation of blood cells
    hematopoiesis
  47. formation of erythrocytes
    erythropoiesis
  48. formation of bone marrow
    myelopoiesis
  49. stoppage of the flow of blood
    hemostasis

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