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Flashcards in hemolymphatic system Deck (45):
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germ, bud

blast/o, -blast

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color

chrom/o

3

juice

chyl/o

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blood

hemo, hemato

5

safe

immun/o

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lymph, clear fluid

lymph/o

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form

morph/o

8

eat, swallow

phag/o, -plagia

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formation

plas/o

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net, web

reticul/o

11

spleen

splen/o

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clot

thromb/o

13

thymus

thym/o

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only fluid tissue in the body that transports various substances and protects the body

blood

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filtration of pathogens that promotes immunity

lymph

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same or alike

homo

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standing

-stasis

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liquid portion of blood and lymph

plasma

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liquid portion of blood (plasma) after clotting; moistens serous membranes; produced when tissue is inflamed

serum

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serum

ser/o

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blood

hemato-

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to separate

-crit

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percentage of the packed blood cells that occupy a volume of a blood sample

hematocrit

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protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body's tissues and returns carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs

hemoglobin

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RBC

erythrocytes

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WBC

leukocytes

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granules in cytoplasm

granulocytes

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neutral stain; phagocyte
(AKA) Polymorphonuclear leukocytes

neutrophil

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red stain; promote inallergic reactions, destroys parasites

eosinophil

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base (dark) stain; promote anticoagulation

basophil

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active in immunity, produces antibodies, causes immune response; formed in lymphatic system

agranulocyte

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cell mediated immunity-stimulate immune response

t-cell

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(bone marrow) produce antibodies

b cell

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phagocyte

monocyte

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responsible for clotting (coagulation)

thrombocyte

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most common blood type

o+

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antigen, or more specifically a protein, that exists on the surface of red blood cells.

rhesus factor

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People with the Rhesus antigen present in their blood

rh positive

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microscopic organism consisting of genetic material (RNA or DNA) surrounded by a protein, lipid (fat), or glycoprotein coat.

virus

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protects body against future infection as a result of antibodies that develop naturally after contracting an infection, or artificially via a vaccine (dead virus);

active immunity

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antibodies that occur naturally through the mother’s placenta, or through injection of serum that contains antibodies

passive immunity

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injection

passive immunity

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infection

active immunity

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pathogen, causes formation of antibodies

antigen

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substance produced by body which destroys or inactivates an antigen

antibody