A substance that prevents blood from clotting.
A substance that stimulates the immune system to create antibodies.
Blood vessel carrying oxygen-ruch blood away from the heart.
The term given to performing a blood draw with no visible or palpable vein.
The red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins that carries oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissue of the body.
small blood vessel connecting the arteriole with the venule.
The system that moves blood through the body.
A blood test performed to evaluate your overall health and detect certain diseases.
The swelling caused by excess fluid accumulation in tissue.
To not eat. Common before a phlebotomy procedure is performed.
An abnormal connection from a vein to an artery, or artery to artery to change the flow of blood.
A measurement used for the diameter of a needle. The larger the needle diameter, the smaller the gauge.
The proportion of the total red blood cells to the total blood volume.
The sugar in blood that our body makes from food.
Tissue that is filled with blood caused by a break in the wall of a blood vessel.
The oxygen carrying protein of red blood cells.
The freeing of hemoglobin from within the red blood cells into the blood plasma.
To feel by the hand. For example, to find the size and direction of a vein.
The fluid or liquid portion of the blood.
The clear fluid that separates from blood when it clots.
A band wrapped tightly around the arm to stop the flow of blood to a distal part.
Fainting or a temporary loss of consciousness.

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