Phlebotomy Flash Cards

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    • Process in which platelets clump or aggregate together to form...
    • Substance that inhibits blood clot formation
    • anticoagulant
    • Formation of blood clot
    • coagulation
    • diluting agent
    • diluent
    • Abnormal blood or bone marrow condition, such as leukemia
    • dyscrasia
    • Red blood cells; contain hemoglobin, which carries oxygen from...
    • erythrocytes
    • The study of blood
    • hematology
    • Process by which the body spontaneously stops bleeding and maintains...
    • hemostasis
    • The study of antigens, antibodies, and their interactions
    • immunohematology
    • White Blood Cells; different types of cells that protect against...
    • leukocytes
    • Having the ability to ingest particulate material, such as bacteria
    • phagocytic
    • Individual trained to draw blood
    • phlebotomist
    • Process of blood collection, sometimes defined as “an incision...
    • phlebotomy
    • Liquid portion of anticoagulated blood 
    • plasma
    • Liquid portion that remains when the blood has been allowed to...
    • serum
    • Measurement or estimate of the amount of color in a solution
    • spectrophotometric
    • Platelets; smallest cells found in blood
    • thrombocytes
    • Method of obtaining venous blood for analysis of hematology and...
    • venipuncture
Components of Blood
    • Plasma: 50-55 percent of blood content
      • Plasma
    • most common WBC and defend body against infection, especially bacterial
    • Neutrophils
    • second most WBC, common in adults and first in children; aid immune...
    • Lymphocytes
    • Largest WBC cells; play role in cell-mediated immunity (Viruses)
    • Monocytes
    • WBC cells that function in allergic or inflammatory responses
    • Eosinophils
    • least number of WBC cells and react in allergic states
    • Basophils
      • Platelets

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