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Basophils

a function in allergic reaction

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Herapin

helps clotting prevent the clotting of blood as it flows through the blood vessel of the body

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Leukopenia

abnormally low WBC count

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prothrombin

a protein in normal blood

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fibrin

a fibrous gel

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fibrogen

a normal plasma protein

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fibrogen

a normal plasma protein

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thrombus

a place where clots form

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Embolus

the dislodged part of the clot

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Antigen

a substance that can activate the immune system that certain responses

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agglumate

when antigens clump

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plasma

the liquid part of blood

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plasma proteins

any of several proteins normally found in the plasma, includes albunis, globulins and fibrogen

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albumins

one of the several types of proteins normally found in the blood plasma, it helps blood thicken

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globulins

a type of plasma protein that includes antibodies

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fibrogen

soluble blood protein that is converted to insoluble fibrin during clotting

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serum

plasma minus its clotting factors

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Erythrocytes

red blood cells

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leukocytes

white blood cells

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myeloid tissue

tissue pertaining to bone marrow

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Lymphatic tissue

tissue that are responsible for manufacturing lymphocytes and monocytes; found mostly in lymph nodes thymus and spleen

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hemopoesis

blood cell formation

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oxyhemoglobin

hemoglobin combined with oxygen

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anemia

different disease condition

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pernicious anemia

deficiency of red blood cells due to a lack of vitamin b12

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polycythemia

an excessive number of RBC

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Hematocrit

a common laboratory test that can tell a physician a great deal about the volume of RBCs in a blood cell

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Neutrophils

white blood cells that stains readily with

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phagocytosis

igestion and digestion of articles by a cell

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eosinophils

granulocytic WBC that help protect the body from paracytes and the numerous irritants that cause allergies

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formed elements

cells and cell fragments of blood

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hemoglobin

a red pigment in RBC's that unites with oxygen

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neutrophils

white blood cells that stains readily with dyes