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-poiesis

formation, production

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a-

without, not

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iso-

same, equal

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-graft

transplantation

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aden/o

gland

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immun/o

immune, immunity, safe

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leuk/o

white

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kary/o, nucle/o

nucleus

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ana-

against, up, back

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blast/o

embryonic cell

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thym/o

thymus gland

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myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

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morph/o

form, shape, structure

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poikil/o

varied, irregular

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esoin/o

dawn (rose-colored)

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agglutin/o

clumping, gluing

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-phylaxis

protection

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bas/o

base (alkaline, opposite of acid)

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chrom/o

color

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granul/o

granule

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hem/o, hemat/o

blood

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-emia

blood condition

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-globin

protein

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allo-

other, differing from the normal

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poly-

many, much

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xen/o

foreign, strange

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-cyte

cell

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micro-

small

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mono-

one

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-osis

abnormal condition, increase (usually blood cells)

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-penia

decrease, deficiency

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-stasis

standing still

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lymph/o

lymph

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reticul/o

net, mesh

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thromb/o

blood clot

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phag/o

swallowing, eating

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-rrhagia

bursting forth

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-phil

attraction for

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aniso-

unequal, dissimilar

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-phoresis

carrying, transmission

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macro-

large

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AB, ab, Ab

abortion, antibodies

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ABO

blood groups A, AB, B, and O

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Hb, Hgb

hemoglobin

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bas/o

basophil

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WBC, wbc

white blood cell, white blood count

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RBC, rbc

red blood cell, red blood count

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CBC

complete blood count

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PCV

packed cell volume

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mL, ml

milliliters

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PT

prothrombin time

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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HCT, Hct

hematocrit

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abnormal increase in RBCs

erythrocytosis

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decrease in WBCs

leukopenia

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abnormal increase in WBCs

leukocytosis