MT CH 8 definitions

Question Answer
Hematopoiesis Blood formation
Erythrocyte Red cell
Eosinophil Attracted to rosy red (stain)
Anticoagulant Against clotting
Leukopenia Too few white (cells)
Hemoglobin Blood protein
Septicemia Infection blood condition
Leukemia White blood condition
Hematologist Study of blood
Hyperglycemia Blood condition with excessive sugar
Hematocrit Blood test that measures volume of red blood cells within total volume of blood
Phlebotomy Cutting into the vein
Thrombolysis To destroy a clot
Prothrombin Blood test that measures how long it takes for clot to form after prothrombin a blood clotting protein is activated.

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