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Hematopoiesis define

blood making from hematopoietic stem cells

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Erythropoiesis define

process of making RBC

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Anemia define

Insufficient RBC mass to provide oxygen

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Hemolysis define

destruction of RBC

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Hemostasis define

balance of clotting/bleeding

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Thrombosis define

Forming a clot

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Erythrocytes lack: ____, ____

nucleus, mitochondria

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HbA

two alpha globin chains + 2 beta globin chains

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RBC shapes

biconcave disk (more surface area) 7.5 um, 1/3 pallor

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Types of WBC

lymphocyte, neutrophil, monocyte, basophil, eosinophil

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Leukemia define

malignant cell arise from bone marrow in blood stream

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Lymphoma define

extramedullary - outside bone marrow - malignant lymphoid cells involving lymph nodes/lymph organs

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Lymphoid leukemia

lymphocyte origin

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Myeloid leukemia

Other WBC origin