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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, ummunity, safe

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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 (node)

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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/

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; increase (used primarily with blood cells)

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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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a-

without, not

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allo-

other, differing from the normal

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aniso-

unequal, dissimiliar

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iso-

same, equal

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AB, Ab, ab

antibody, abortion

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A, B, AB,O

blood types in ABO blood
group

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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency
syndrome

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ALL

acute lymphocytic leukemia

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AML

acute lymphocytic leukemia

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APC

Antigen-presenting cell

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APTT

activated partial thromboplastin time

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baso

basophil (type of white blood cell)

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CBC

complete blood count

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CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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CML

chronic myelogenous leukemia

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diff

differential count (white blood cells)

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MCHC

mean cell hemoglobin concentration (average concentration of hemoglobin in a single
red cell)

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MCV

mean cell volume (average volume or size of a single red blood cell)

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NK cell

natural killer cell

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PA

posteroanterior; pernicious anemia; pulmonary artery

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PCP

Pneumocystis pneumonia; primary care physician; phencyclidine (hallucinogen)

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PCV

packed cell volume

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poly, PMN, PMNL

polymorphonuclear leukocyte

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EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

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eos

eosinophil (type of white blood cell)

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ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Hb, Hgb

hemoglobin

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HCT, Hct

hematocrit

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HDN

hemolytic disease of the newborn

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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Igs

immunoglobulins

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ITP

idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

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lymphos

lymphocytes

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MCH

mean cell hemoglobin (average amount of hemoglobin per cell)

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PT

prothrombin time, physical therapy

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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RA

right atrium; rheumatoid arthritis

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RBC, rbc

red blood cell

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sed

sedimentation

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segs

segmented neutrophils

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SLE

systemic lupus erythematosus

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WBC, wbc

white blood cell