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agglutination

process by which particles are caused to adhere and form into clumps

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embolectomy

excision of an embolus, may be done surgically or by use of enzymes that dissolve the clot

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erythrocyte

red blood cell

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hemophobia

fear of blood

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hematoma

tumor composed of blood (usually clotted)

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leukocyte

WBC

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myelogenic

pertaining to, producing, or originating in bone marrow

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thrombolysis

dissolution of a blood clot

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venous

pertaining to a vein

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adenopathy

disease of a gland

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immunogen

substance that produces an immunity or an immune response

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lymphopoiesis

formation of lymphocytes or lymphoid tissue

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lymphadenitis

inflammation of a lymph gland

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lymphangioma

tumor of a lymph vessel

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phagocyte

cell that ingests (and destroys microorganisms and other cell debris)

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splenomegaly

enlargement of the spleen

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thymoma

tumor of the thymus gland

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leukemia

white blood cell increase, hematological malignancies of bone marrow cells

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macrophage

eating or swallowing large (pathogens)

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anaphylaxis

protection against, exaggerated, life-threatening hypersensitivity (allergic) reaction to a previously encountered antigen

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hemopoiesis (hematopoiesis)

formation or production of blood

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hemostasis

standing still of blood

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microcyte

small (red) cell

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mononucleosis

abnormal increase of mononuclear (leukocytes in the blood)

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hemophilia

attraction to blood

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lymphedema

swelling of lymph

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dysphagia

difficulty / painful swallowing

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lymphadenopoathy

disease of lymph glands

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erythmatous

pertaining to red (throat)

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antibiotic

against life

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rheumatoid arthritis

inflammation of the joint, resembling watery flow

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lymphangiectomy

surgical removal of a lymph vessel

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osteoarthritis

progressive, degenerative joint disease

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Myasthenia Gravis

B cells block and bind neuron receptors, muscle can't contract