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agglutin/o

clumping

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chrom/o

color

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coagul/o

clotting

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eosin/o

rosy red

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fibrin/o

fibers, fibrous

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fus/o

pouring

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granul/o

granule

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phag/o

eat, swallow

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septic/o

infection

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-apheresis

removal, carry away

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-crit

separation of

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-cytosis

more than a normal number of cells

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-emia

blood condition

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-globin

protein

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-penia

abnormal decrease, too few

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-phil

attracted to

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-poiesis

formation

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-stasis

standing still

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Basophil

Release histamine and heparin to damaged tissues

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Eosinophil

Destroy parasites and increase during allergic reactions

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Neutrophil

Engulfs foreign and damaged cells (phagocytosis), most numerous

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Monocyte

Phagocytosis

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Lymphocyte

Plays several different roles in immune response

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axill/o

axilla

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inguin/o

groin region

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lymphaden/o

lymph node

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lymphangi/o

lymph vessel

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tox/o

poison

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-edema

swelling

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-globulin

protein