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Hemat/o-

blood

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-logy

the study of

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Immun/o-

immune response

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Types of Stem Cells

1) Adult stem cells
2) Embryonic stem cells
3) Induced Pluripotent stem cells

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Erythrocytes (Red blood cell)

most numerous type of blood cell

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etythr/o-

red

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-cyte

cell

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Leukocytes (White Blood Cell)

Aid in function of the body's immune response

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Thrombocytes

platelets (active in the blood clotting process)

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aggreg/o-

crowding together

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Platelet Aggregation

Thrombocytes stick to the injured wall and form clumps

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Coagulation

blood clot

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Hemostasis

cessation of bleeding

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-stasis

standing still

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fibrin/o-

fibrin

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-gen

that which produces

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pro-

before

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thromb/o-

thrombus (blood clot)

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-in

a substance

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-lysis

breaking down

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Pernicious anemia

vitamin b12 deficiency/low RBC level poor diet or lack of intrinsic factor

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Shilling Test

Urine test to diagnose P.A.

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Sickle Cell anemia

inherited genetic, abnormal amino
acid in hemoglobin, crest shaped RBC
can block the flow of blood-PAIN!

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AIDS

caused by the HIV virus

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Multiple Myeloma

cancer of the plasma cells

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Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

a blood clot

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Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

sever blood clotting disorder

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Hemophilia A

inherited gene

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Splenomegaly

occus in leukemia, mononucleosis, Hodgkin's diseases

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-crit

separation of

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splenectomy

removal of the spleen