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1

Name for low platelet count?

thrombocytopenia (penia = low, cyto-cell, thrombo - cells that make thrombi = platelets)

2

Name for low hemoglobin count or concentration?

anemia

3

Name for high WBC (white blood cell) count?

leukocytosis (leuko = white, cytosis = excess)

4

poikilocytosis

abnormal RBC shapes

5

anisocytosis

large variation in size of RBCs