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% of blood that is cells

45

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% of blood that is plasma

55

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color

chrom/o

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clotting

coagul/o

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blood

hem/o ; hemat/o

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bone marrow

myel/o

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varied/ irregular

poikil/o

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all of the cells are different sizes

poikilocytosis

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iron

sider/o

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round, globe

spher/o

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patient's RBC are round

spherocytosis

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clot

thromb/o

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removal. carrying away

-apheresis

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immature cell/ precursor

-blast

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abnormal condition

-cytosis

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protein

-globin ; -globulin

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pertaining to the destruction of

-lytic

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deficiency

-penia

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attraction for

-philia

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carrying transmission

-phoresis

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putting electricity into the cell

electrophoresis

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protein that stimulates the growth of WBC, given to cancer patients to stimulate WBC

CSF (colony stimulating factor)

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method of separating serum proteins by electrical charge

electrophoresis

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removal of plasma from blood by centrifuge, collected cells are transfused into the donor

plasmapheresis

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deficiency in erythrocytes or hemoglobin

anemia

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life span of erythrocytes

120 days

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most common type of anemia

iron deficiency

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bone marrow fails to produce adequate numbers of peripheral blood elements
lack of RBC, WBC, and platelets
excess bleeding, tachycardic, dizzy
pallor
immunosuppression and bone marrow transplant

Aplastic anemia

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general term of many anemias in which the RBCs have a shortened life
generally feel unwell, jaundice, splenomegaly, hemoglobinuria, reticulocytosis, prostration

hemolytic anemia

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most hemolysis occurs in the

spleen