crin/o
secrete
ovaries secrete what 3 substances?
estradiol, progesterone, oxytocin
parathyroid gland secretes what substance?
parathormone, increases blood calcium
angi/o
vessel
ather/o
yellowish plaque
brachi/o
arm
phleb/o
vein
sphygm/o
pulse
steth/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
per-
through
syn-, sym-
together, with
-aphersis
carrying away or removal
-blast
immature cell, embryonic
-cytosis
abnormal condition of cell (increase in cells)
-globin
protein soluble in saline
-lytic
pertaining to destruction
-oid
derived from
-philia
increase in cell numbers
-phoresis
carrying, transmission
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-plasm
formation
-poesis
formation
-somes
bodies
-um
structure
-y
condition, process
-oid
resembling
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-ous
pertaining to
-tic
pertaining to
atrial flutter – the beats can go as high as
300
atrial fibrillation, may have a pulse rate more than ?
350
systole
contraction
diastole
relaxation
embolus
mass NOT attached to wall of vessel
macule
abnormal heart sound heard from incomplete closure of heart valves
AV node
receives electrical impulses from the SA node
thrombosis
formation or presence of clot
If a thrombosis breaks free it becomes
an embolus
thrombus
blood clot adhering to the wall
Raynaud’s Disease
recurrent episodes of arterial vasoconstriction in young women manifested by cyanosis in the fingers and toes
STEMI
total blockage of blood to the heart
congul/o
clotting
is/o
same, equal
mon/o
one or single
neutr/o
neutral
poikil/o
varied, irregular
sider/o
iron
leukocytes do what?
WBC formed in lymph tissue, produces antibodies, responsible for immune responses. Less numerous than RBC
granulocytes
WBC category containing granules in its cytoplasm
basophils
contains heparin – prevents clottingcontains histamine for allergic responses
eosinophils do what?
phagocytic cells released in allergic responses, stains red
neutrophils do what?
phagocytic cells accumulate at site of infection.
agranulocyts do what?
cells that protects the body against infection
monocytes do what?
phagocytic cell that becomes a macrophage and digests bacteria and tissue debris
lymphocytes do what?
controls the immune response; make antibodies to destroy antigens
plasma does what?
straw colored liquid of the blood that contains water, proteins, sugar, wastes, salts, hormones, and vitamins
albumin does what?
maintains proper concentration of water in blood
globulin does what?
contains antibodies wh destroy foreign substances called antigens – alpha, beta and gamma.
electrophoresis
transmission of moleules by electricity
eosinophil
granulocyte
erythropoietin stimulates production of erythrocytes in the bone marrow that last how long in the blood stream
120 days
fibrin
protein fibers – basis for forming clots
fibrinogen
clotting proteins
granulocytes include what?
eosinophils, basophils, neutrophils, white blood cell with dark staining granules
heme
iron containing pigment
hemoglobin
blood protein containing iron; carries oxygen in the red blood cell
White blood cell formed in lymph; phagocyte and precursor of a macrophage
monocyte
thrombocyte AKA
platelet
Lymphocyte
Leukocyte formed in lymph tissue; produces antibodies