Word Key

Antiglobulin test • Test used in immunohematology to determine if a patient has made an alloantibody present in the serum or an antibody that is coating the red cells

Cholelithiasis • Gallbladder disease

Crenation • Term used to describe the edges of red cells that seem to have ridges

Ecchymosis • bruising

Jaundice • Yellowish color usually seen in the mucous membranes of the eyes and noticed as an overall skin color

Prophylactic • Preventive


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