Chapter 8 Medical Terminology

Term Definition
CBC complete blood count
Hct hematocrit
Hgb hemoglobin
IV intravenous
PLT platelet count
PT prothrombin time
PTT partial thromboplastin time
RBC red blood count
WBC white blood count
hyperlipidemia(HAI-per-LIH-pid-EE-mee-ah) excessive fat in the blood
hypercoagulability(HAI-per-koh-AG-yoo-lah-BIL-ih-tee) increased ability of the blood to coagulate
reperfusion injury(REE-pir-FYOO-zhun) (IN-jir-ee) injury to tissue that occurs after blood flow is restored
clot thromb/o
coagulation coagul/o
cell cyt/o
vein phlemb/o, ven/o
blood condition emia
blood hem/o, hemat/o

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