Blood and Lymphatic

Blood and Lymphatic

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Term Definition
hemophilia condition in which the blood doesn't clot, thus causing excessive bleeding
elliptocytosis condition characterized by an increase in the number of oval-shaped red blood cells
oligocythemia deficiency in the number of red blood cells
thrombocyte cell that helps blood clot; also known as a platelet
splenoptosis downward displacement (drooping) of the spleen
perfusion circulation of blood through tissue
immunocompromised having an immune system incapable of responding normally and completely to a pathogen or disease
thrombolytic drug that breaks down blood clots
HSM hepatosplenomegaly
NCAT no cervical adenopathy or tenderness

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