Flashcards in Blood, Germs, Cells, Tumors & Disease Deck (79)
What are red blood cells called?
What are white blood cells called?
What is an elevation in white blood cells called?
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?
What is an immature polymorphonuclear leukocyte is called?
Where are lacteals located?
What are T cells responsible for?
What are B cells responsible for?
What organ is used for red blood cell storage?
What is a malignant tumor that developed from epithelial tissue is known as?
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
What is a hemangiosarcoma?
Malignant Tumor of Vascular Tissue
What are malignant neoplasms arising from connective tissue called?
When a growth does not have well-defined borders, it is described as being what?
What is the term used for deficiency in white blood cells?
What is hemolysis?
Breakdown of Blood Cells
What does an anticoagulant do?
What does macrocytic mean?
Larger than normal red blood cells
What term is used to describe the condition in which microorganisms and their toxins are present in the
The name for a disease-fighting protein produced by the body in response to a particular foreign substance
What does does debilitated mean?
What is the term used for ability to cause disease dues to debilitation when disease would not be produced normally?
What is the term used for an administration of antigen to stimulate a protective immune response against a specific infectious agent?
What does multiplication mean in medical terms?
What is another term for not susceptible?
What is a genetic transmission of characteristics from parent to offspring called?
What is the term used for slowing or stopping?
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?
Is benign cancerous?
Is malignant cancerous?