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allergist

specialist in hypersensitivity reactions

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all-

other, strange

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-erg-

work

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an-

without

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colloid

liquid with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

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hematocrit

amount of RBC

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matrix

substance that surrounds cells

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nutrient

to nourish

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plasma

something formed

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platelet (aka thrombocyte)

small particle

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vitamin

nitrogen containing substance essential for life

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serum

plasma minus clotting cells

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-oid

resembling

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coll-

R - glue

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-crit

to separate

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-let

small

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plate-

flat

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-amin -amine

nitrogen-containing substance

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vita-

life

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-ate

composed of

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ag-

add to

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-glutin-

stick

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erythr/o-

red

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heme

blood

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oxyhemoglobinopathy

disease by presence of abnormal hemoglobin in RBC

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oxyhemoglobin

oxygen + hemoglobin

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hypoxia

below normal levels of O2

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hypoxic

deficient in oxygen

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occult

to hide

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pallor

paleness of skin

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pernicious anemia

anemia due to lack of Vitamin B12

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polycythemia

excess production of RBC in bone marrow

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trait

an extension, discrete characteristic

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per-

through

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-nici-

lethal

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agranulocyte

WBC without granules

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aplastic anemia

underproduction of RBC

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leukocyte

WBC

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mononucleosis

presence of many mononuclear leukocytes

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neutropenia

deficiency of neutrophils

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neutrophilia

increase in neutrophils

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polymorphonuclear

WBC with multi lobed nucleus

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-granul/o

granule

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-plas-

formation

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an-

without

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-phil

attraction

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bas/o-

base

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-phil

attraction

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eosin/o

dawn (rosy-red color)

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leuk-

white

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granul/o

small grain

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-lyt-

R - destroy

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-nucle-

nucleus

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-penia

deficiency

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-philia

attractoin

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-morph/o-

shape

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fibrin

fiber

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hematoma

bruise

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hemophilia

congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding;

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hemostasis

stopping bleeding

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leukemia

lots of WBC

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leukemic

pertaining to leukemia

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leukopenia

deficiency of WBC

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pancytopenia

abnormal deficiency in all blood cells

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thrombocyte

platelet

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thrombocytopenia

deficiency in platelets

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-ant

forminf

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cogul-

clot

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-ation

process

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-blast

immature cell

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fibroblast

cell that forms collagen fibers

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fibr/o

fiber

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-philia

attraction

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penia-

deficiency

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pan-

all

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autologous

blood transfusion with the same person

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embolus

piece of throbus

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infusion

introduction intravenously

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antigen

triggers a response

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sntibody

produced in response to an antigen

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petechia

hemorrhagic spot in the skin

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transfusion

transfer of blood

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purpura

haemorrhages that turn purple

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-fusion

tu pour

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trans-

across

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auto-

self, same

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ag- ad-

to

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gen-

produce

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body-

substance

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-logous

R - relation

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fetus

offspring

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fetal

pertaining to fetus

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erythroblastosis fetalis

abnormal presence of erythroblasts in the blood of the newbon

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spherocyte

spherical cell

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spherocytosis

presence of spherocytes in the blood

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mis-

not, incorrect

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-compat-

tolerate

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-ible

can do

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-is

belonging to

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fet-

fetus

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