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1

What are red blood cells called?

Erythrocytes

2

What are white blood cells called?

Leukocytes

3

What is an elevation in white blood cells called?

Leukocytosis

4

What is an immature, non-nucleated erythrocyte that is characterized by polychromasia (Wright’s stain) or a
meshlike pattern of threads (new methylene blue stain) called?

Eticulocyte

5

What is an immature polymorphonuclear leukocyte is called?

Band Cell

6

Where are lacteals located?

Small Intestine

7

What are T cells responsible for?

Cell-Mediated Immunity

8

What are B cells responsible for?

Humoral Immunity

9

What organ is used for red blood cell storage?

Spleen

10

What is a malignant tumor that developed from epithelial tissue is known as?

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

11

What is a hemangiosarcoma?

Malignant Tumor of Vascular Tissue

12

What are malignant neoplasms arising from connective tissue called?

Sarcomas

13

When a growth does not have well-defined borders, it is described as being what?

Invasive

14

What is the term used for deficiency in white blood cells?

Leukopenia

15

What is hemolysis?

Breakdown of Blood Cells

16

What does an anticoagulant do?

Prevents Clotting

17

What does macrocytic mean?

Larger than normal red blood cells

18

What term is used to describe the condition in which microorganisms and their toxins are present in the
blood?

Septicemia

19

The name for a disease-fighting protein produced by the body in response to a particular foreign substance
is what?

Antibody

20

What does does debilitated mean?

Weakened

21

What is the term used for ability to cause disease dues to debilitation when disease would not be produced normally?

Opportunistic

22

What is the term used for an administration of antigen to stimulate a protective immune response against a specific infectious agent?

Vaccination/Immunization

23

What does multiplication mean in medical terms?

Reproduction

24

What is another term for not susceptible?

Resistant

25

What is a genetic transmission of characteristics from parent to offspring called?

Heredity

26

What is the term used for slowing or stopping?

Inhibit

27

What is the preparation of pathogen (live, weakened, or killed) or a portion of pathogen that is administered to stimulate a protective immune response against the pathogen?

Vaccine

28

Is benign cancerous?

No

29

Is malignant cancerous?

Yes

30

What is neoplasm?

Abnormal new growth of tissue