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Flashcards - Clinical Test Results: Electrolytes, Cells, and Blood Proteins

Flashcards - Clinical Test Results: Electrolytes, Cells, and Blood Proteins
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Hyperchloremia
Hyperchloremia is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally elevated level of the chloride ion in the blood
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hydrochloric acid
Hydrochloric acid is a colorless, highly pungent solution of hydrogen chloride in water
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leukocytosis
Leukocytosis is white cells above the normal range in the blood
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thrombus
A thrombus, colloquially called a blood clot, is the final product of the blood coagulation step in hemostasis
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hypokalemia
Hypokalemia, also spelled hypokalaemia, is a low level of potassium in the blood serum
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electrolyte
An electrolyte is a substance that produces an electrically conducting solution when dissolved in a polar solvent, such as water
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electrolyte
An electrolyte is a substance that produces an electrically conducting solution when dissolved in a polar solvent, such as water
hypokalemia
Hypokalemia, also spelled hypokalaemia, is a low level of potassium in the blood serum
thrombus
A thrombus, colloquially called a blood clot, is the final product of the blood coagulation step in hemostasis
leukocytosis
Leukocytosis is white cells above the normal range in the blood
hydrochloric acid
Hydrochloric acid is a colorless, highly pungent solution of hydrogen chloride in water
Hyperchloremia
Hyperchloremia is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally elevated level of the chloride ion in the blood
hypochloremia
Hypochloremia is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of the chloride ion in the blood
hemorrhage
Bleeding, also known as hemorrhaging or haemorrhaging, is blood escaping from the circulatory system
microcytic
Microcytic anaemia is any of several types of anemia characterized by small red blood cells
Thalassemia
Thalassemias are inherited blood disorders that can result in the abnormal formation of hemoglobin
normocytic
Normocytic anemia is a common issue that occurs for men and women typically over 85 years old
granulocytes
Granulocytes are a category of white blood cells characterized by the presence of granules in their cytoplasm
insulinoma
An insulinoma is a tumor of the pancreas that is derived from beta cells and secretes insulin

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