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Anatomy 2

Terms

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polyphagia
excessive eating in multiple sittings
reticulocyte
an immature RBC with a network of precipitated basophilic material in the cytoplasm
arteriole
tiny artery that takes blood from capillaries
leukoderma
an abscence of pigment in the skin
phagocytosis
the process of ingestion and digestion of a solid substance
cytoplasm
the substance of a cell, excessive of the nucleus
anosmia
a loss of the sense of smell
isotonic
describes a solution having the same osmotic pressure as another solution
anemia
condition in which the red cell count is less than normal
anoxia
abscence of oxygen from inspired gases
glycolysis
the energy yielding conversion of glucose to pyruvic acid in cells
chromosome
thread like structures in the nucleus that contain genes
extracorporeal
outside of the body
cholinesterase
a family of enzymes capable of catalyzing the hydrolysis of acylcholines
phago
eating
plasty
process of shaping or the surgical formation of a structure of part
hypotonic
describes a solution having a lower osmotic pressure than another solution
polychromatophilic
pertaining to the property of staning readily with acid
somatic
relating to the trunk
plasm
the substance of a cell or blood plasma
plasia
process of cellular multiplication
dysphagia
condition in which swallowing is difficult of painful
lysis
process of breaking down
glycolipid
a lipid containing a sugar molecule
dys
difficult
rhinoplasty
plastic surgery to change the shape or size of the nose
hypertrophy
increase in the size of a tissue or organ without tumor formation
acardia
congenital abscence of the heart
reticulum
a netword of tubules or blood vessels
apnea
temporary cessation of breathing
hyperplasia
the increased production and growth of normal cells in a tissue or organ
lytic
pertaining to that which causes lysis or to the process of lysis
cle/ule
diminutive, small in size
hemolytic
realting to that which is destructive to RBCs
atony
relaxation, lack of tone or tension
hyperphagia
overeating in a single sitting
corpus
body
corpuscle
small rounded body; blood cell
trophy
nourishment, development or growth
hydrocephalus
condition marked by excessice accumulation of fluid within and around the brain
reticulo
network
venule
tiny vein that drains blood from capillaries
oxy
sharp, acid
chondroplasty
reparative or plastic surgery of cartilage
lipase
an enzyme capable of catalyzing the hydrolysis of lipids
hemolysis
destruction of RBCs with liberation of hemoglobin into the surrounding medium
hyperlipemia
the presence of an abnormally high concentration of fats in the blood
glucogenic
giving rise to or producing glucose
monocyte
a type of WBC that is relatively large and contains a single oval shaped nucleus
dysplasia
condition of abnormal tissue development
hypochromia
condition in which the percentage of hemoglobin in the RBCs below the normal range
atrophy
wasting away of a normally developed organ or tissue due to degeneration of cells caused by undernourishment
hypoxia
decrease below normal levels of oxygen in inspired gases or arterial blood
lysosome
membrane bound cytoplasmic organelle which contains hydrolytic enzymes
thrombolytic
describing an agent that breaks up blood clots

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