Chapter Review 101

Match the following terms and write the appropriate letter to the left of each number:

1. plasma cell

2. thrombocyte

3. electrolyte

4. hemostasis

5. phagocytosis a. stoppage of blood flow b. engulfing of foreign particles c. platelet d. cell that produces antibodies e. substance that separates into ions in solution

6. leukopoiesis

7. leukemia

8. leukapheresis

9. leukoblast 10. leukopenia a. malignant overgrowth of white blood cells b. separation of white blood cells from whole blood c. deficiency of white blood cells d. immature white blood cell e. formation of white blood cells

11. azotemia

12. sideroblast

13. natriuresis

14. calcification

15. ferritin a. excretion of sodium in the urine b. compound that contains iron c. presence of nitrogen compounds in the blood d. conversion to calcium salts e. cell that contains iron

16. ecchymosis

17. hemophilia

18. angioedema

19. hemolysis

20. systemic sclerosis a. hereditary clotting disorder b. rupture of red blood cells c. collection of blood under the skin d. allergic skin reaction e. an autoimmune disease

21. PMN

22. HDN

23. ALL

24. MCH

25. EPO

a. a form of leukemia b. hormone that stimulates red cell formation c. measurement of hemoglobin in red cells d. neutrophil e. disorder caused by Rh incompatibility


26. bilirubin a. group of enzymes that helps destroy foreign cells

27. heparin b. increase in RBCs in blood

28. complement c. localized collection of blood

29. hematoma d. pigment that comes from hemoglobin

30. polycythemia e. anticoagulant Fill in the blanks:

31. The liquid fraction of the blood is called _.

32. The iron-containing pigment in red blood cells that carries oxygen is called

33. A substance that induces the formation of antibodies is a(n)

34. The cell fragments active in blood clotting are the _

35. The substance that forms a blood clot is named _

36. Oxyhemoglobin is hemoglobin combined with _

37. Disorder involving lack of hemoglobin in the blood _

38. A myelotoxin is a poison that affects _

The suffixes -ia, -osis, and -hemia all denote an increase in the type of cell indicated by the word root. Define each of the following terms:

40. erythrocytosis (e-rith-ro-si-TO-sis) _

41. thrombocythemia (throm-bo-si-THE-me-a) _

Word building. Write a word for each of the following definitions:

44. An immature red blood cell _

45. A decrease in the number of platelets (thrombocytes) in the blood

46. Formation of red blood cells

47. The study of blood

48. Specialist in the study of immunity

49. Immunity to one's own tissues

50. Profuse flow of blood

Adjectives. Use the ending -ic to write the adjective form of each of the following words:

51. eosinophil _

52. thrombocyte _

53. leukemia _

54. hemolysis _

Define each of the following terms:

55. neutropenia _

56. hypoxemia _

58. lymphoblast _

Word analysis. Define each of the following words, and give the meaning of the word parts in each. Use a dictionary if necessary.

60. Hemocytometer (he-mo-si -TOM-e-ter)_

62. Hemochromatosis (he-mo-kro-ma-TO-sis)_

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