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Cachectic

Physically wasted, malnourished

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Hepatosplenomegaly

Enlargement of the liver and spleen

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Axillary lymphadenopathy

Abnormal enlargement of lymph nodes in the armpit

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Anemic

Blood condition where blood is red blood cell deficient, hemoglobin deficient, or total volume deficient

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Thrombocytopenic

Pertaining to decrease in number of blood platelets

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Leukocytosis

Increase in number of white blood cells

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Monocytosis

Increase in number of monocytes in circulating blood. (Large white blood cell)

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Neutrophilia

Increase in white blood cells is chiefly in neutrophils

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Hyper segmentation

More lobes in a neutrophil

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Microcytosis

Decrease in size of red blood cell

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Macrocytosis

Occurrence of exceptionally large blood cells

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Nucleated erythrocytes

Red blood cells that have a nucleus

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Thrombocytomegaly

Enlarged platelet

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Dysmyelopoiesis

Abnormal formation of the spinal cord or bone marrow