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The second most numerous kind of white blood cell comes and goes from the blood stream

Lymphocytes

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The largest type of white blood cell

Monocyte

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WBC that cleans up debris after infections

Monocyte

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A plasma protein necessary for antibodies

Globulin

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A plasma protein important in maintaining the bloods viscosity

Albumin

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Pigment of RBC and which carries oxygen

Hemoglobin

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Protein on the surface of a RBC which can stimulate the formation of antibodies against it

Antigen

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The clumping together of RBC in an incompatible transfusion

Hemolysis

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Increase in the number of WBC

Leukocytosis

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Decrease in the number of WBC

Leukopenia

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Decrease in RBC

Anemia

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Blood doping

Induced polycythemia

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Pale yellow fluid similar to plasma but lacks clotting ability

Scrum

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Movement of a white cell through the capillary wall

Diapedesis

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Clotting inside an unbroken vessel

Thrombosis

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Blood clotting inside a vessel

Thrombus

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Moving clot or obstruction in a vessel

Embolus

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Typified by abnormal sickle shaped RBC

Sickle cell disease

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Nutrients hormones and gases are carried by this part of the blood

Plasma

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Proteins that are located on the blood cells

Antigens

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Cells in the red bone marrow that have the ability to develop into many different cells

Pluripotent stem cells

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These blood cells may be found out of the blood vessels in the spaces between cells

WBC

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Amount of blood in healthy make

5-6L

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Stoppage of bleeding

Hemostasis

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Immature RBC which contains a nucleus

Reticulocytes

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White blood cell type that increases in number to combat inflammation during allergic reactions

Eosinophils