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Neutrophil

Performs phagocytosis. Stains weakly to both acidic and basic dyes

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Eosinophil

Allergic reactions, defense against parasites. Stains strongly to acidic dyes

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Basophil

Allergic reactions. Stains strongly to basic dyes

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Lymphocyte

Immunity (T and B cells). Smaller of the agranulocytes.

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Monocyte

Phagocytosis. Largest of the white blood cells.

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Granulocyte

Segmented white blood cell. Have visible granules when stained.

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Agranocyte

Unsegmented white blood cell.

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-emia, -hemia

Condition of blood

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-penia

Decrease in, deficiency of

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-poiesis

Formation, production

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Myel/o

Bone marrow

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Hem/o, hemat/o

Blood

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Erythr/o, erythrocyt/o

Red blood cell

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Leuk/o, leukocty/o

White blood cell

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Lymph/o, lymphocyt/o

Lymphocyte

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Thromb/o

Blood clot

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Thrombocyt/o

Platelet, thrombocyte

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Immun/o

Immunity, immune system

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Azot/o

Nitrogenous compounds

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Calc/I

Calcium (Ca)

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Ferr/o, ferr/I

Iron (Fe)

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Sider/o

Iron

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Kali

Potassium (K)

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Natri

Sodium (Na)

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Ox/y

Oxygen (O)

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Anemia

Abnormally low hemoglobin in the blood

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Aplastic anemia

Result of bone marrow destruction and affects all blood cells

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Nutritional anemia

Results from deficiency of vitamin B12 or folate

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Pernicious anemia

Specific form of B12 deficiency from lack of Intrinsic factor

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Sideroblastic anemia

Adequate iron is available but the iron is not used properly