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Glossary of Phlebotomy Chapter 4

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Hepatitis means:
Inflammation of the liver.
The abbreviation PT stands for:
Prothrombin Time.
What word is used to describe the breakdown of red blood cell?
Hemolysis.
The ability of the body to maintain equilibrium or "steady state" is called:
Homoeostasis.
The combining form "erythro" means:
Red.
The singular form of atria is:
Atrium.
The pleural form of lumen is:
Lumina.
What word means "large cell?"
Macrocyte.
What word means "controlling blood flow?"
Hemostatis.
In which of the following pairs of letters is each letter pronounced separately?
"Pn" as in dyspnea.
The "e" is pronounced separately in:
Syncope.
What is an example fo a suffix?
Oxia.
In the term "bicuspid," bi- is a"
Prefix.
The letter "c" has the sound of "s" in the term:
Hypoglycemia.
RBC
Red Blood Count.
RPR
Rapid Plasma Reagin.
Diff.
Differential.
EEG
Electroencephalogram.
IM.
Intramuscular.
ASO.
Antistreptolysin O
CMV.
Cytomegalovirus.
FUO.
Fever of Unknown Origin.
DOB.
Date of Birth.
Rx.
Prescription.
ESR.
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate.
W.
Water Reactive.
LD.
Lactic Dehydrogenase.
O & P
Ova & Parasites.
PKU.
Phenylketonuria.
RA.
Rheumatoid Arthritis.
NPO.
Nothing by mouth.
wt.
Weight.
Arteri.
Artery.
Cardi.
Heart.
Cyte.
Cell.
Derm.
Skin.
Glyc.
Sugar.
Hem.
Blood.
Hepat.
Liver.
Onco.
Tumor.
Oste
Bone.
Phleb.
Vein.
Pulmon.
Lung
Scler.
Hard.
Thromb.
Clot.
Vas.
Vessel.
A/An
Without.
Anti.
Against.
Brady.
Slow.
Dys.
Difficult.
Homo.
Same.
Hypo.
Low,or Under.
Micro.
Small.
Poly.
Many.
Algia.
Pain.
Emia.
Blood Condition.
Gram.
Recording, Writing.
Itis.
Inflammation.
Logist
Specialist in the study of.
Lysis.
Breakdown, destruction.
Oma.
Tumor.
Osis.
Condition.
Pathy.
Disease.
Penia.
Deficiency.
rrhage.
Bursting forth.
Stasis.
Stopping, controlling.
Tomy.
Cutting, incision.

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