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Hematoma

Localized accumulation of blood, due to a clot, in an organ, space or tissue.

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Lymphadenopathy

Any disease of the lymph nodes.

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Sepsis

Presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood.

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Bone marrow aspiration

removal of a small sample of bone marrow using a thin aspirating needle.

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Transfusion

Infusion of blood or blood products from one person to another.

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Complete Blood Count

Series of tests that includes hemoglobin, hematocrit, red and white blood cell counts, platelet count, and differential count.

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AIDS

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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CBC

Complete blood count

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HB, HGB

Hemoglobin

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HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

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RA

Rheumatoid arthritis

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Autologous transfusion

Prepared from recipients own blood

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Homologous transfusion

Prepared from another individual whose blood type is compatible for the recipient

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Aden/o

Gland

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Agglutin/o

Clumping, gluing

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Bas/o

Base(alkaline, opposite of acid)

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Blast/o

Embryonic cell

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Chrom/o

Color

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Eosin/o

Dawn( rose colored)

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Erythr/o

Red

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Granul/o

Granule

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Hem/o

Blood

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Hemat/o

Blood

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Immun/o

Immune, immunity

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Kary/o

Nucleus

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Nucle/o

Nucleus

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Leuk/o

White

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Lymphaden/o

Lymph gland

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Lymph/o

Lymph

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Lymphangi/o

Lymph vessel

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Morph/o

Form, shape, structure

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Myel/o

Bone marrow, spinal cord

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Neutr/o

Neutral, neither

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Phag/o

Swallowing, eating

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Plas/o

Formation, growth

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Poikil/o

Varied, irregular

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Reticul/o

Net, mesh

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Ser/o

Serum

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Sider/o

Iron

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Splen/o

Spleen

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Thromb/o

Blood clot

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Thym/o

Thymus gland

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Xen/o

Foreign, strange

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-blast

Embryonic cell

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-emia

Blood condition

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-globin

Protein

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-graft

Transplantation

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-osis

Abnormal condition

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-Penia

Decrease, deficiency

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-Phil

Attraction for

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-phoresis

Carrying, transmission

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-phylaxis

Protection

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-poiesis

Formation, production

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-stasis

Standing still

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Allo

Other, differing from the normal

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Aniso

Unequal, dissimilar

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Iso-

Same, equal

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Macro

Large

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Micro

Small