Deficiency+of+blood

  • 1 Deficiency — De*fi cien*cy, n.; pl. {Deficiencies}. [See {Deficient}.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. A deficiency of blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably ignorant, that… …

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  • 2 Deficiency of a curve — Deficiency De*fi cien*cy, n.; pl. {Deficiencies}. [See {Deficient}.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. A deficiency of blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably… …

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  • 3 blood transfusion — the injection of blood from one person or animal into the bloodstream of another. [1875 80] * * * Transfer of blood taken from one person into the circulation of another to restore blood volume, increase hemoglobin levels, or combat shock. Once… …

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  • 4 Blood meal — For animals that feed on blood, see Hematophagy. Blood meal is a dry, inert powder made from blood used as a high nitrogen fertilizer and a high protein animal feed. N= 13.25%, P = 1.0%, K = 0.6%. It is one of the highest non synthetic sources of …

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  • 5 Blood type — (or blood group) is determined, in part, by the ABO blood group antigens present on red blood cells. A blood type (also called a blood group) is a classification of blood based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the… …

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  • 6 Deficiency, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) — Deficiency of G6PD is the commonest disease causing enzyme defect in humans affecting an estimated 400 million people. The G6PD gene is on the X chromosome. Males with the enzyme deficiency develop anemia due to breakup of their red blood cells… …

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  • 7 blood disease — Introduction       any disease of the blood, involving the red blood cells (erythrocytes (erythrocyte)), white blood cells (leukocytes (leukocyte)), or platelets (platelet) (thrombocytes) or the tissues in which these elements are formed the bone …

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  • 8 blood — bloodlike, adj. /blud/, n. 1. the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings and other vertebrates, in humans consisting of plasma in which the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended. 2. the… …

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  • 9 Blood-brain barrier — The blood brain barrier (BBB) is a metabolic or cellular structure in the central nervous system (CNS) that restricts the passage of various chemical substances and microscopic objects (e.g. bacteria) between the bloodstream and the neural tissue …

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  • 10 Deficiency, ankyrin — Known also as hereditary spherocytosis (HS), this is a genetic disorder of the red blood cell membrane clinically characterized by anemia, jaundice (yellowing) and splenomegaly (enlargement of the spleen), due to deficiency of ankyrin, a protein… …

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  • 11 Deficiency, GALT — Lack of the enzyme called GALT (galactose 1 phosphate uridyl transferase) which causes the genetic metabolic disease galactosemia, one of the diseases in many newborn screening panels. The disease can be fatal, if undetected. If detected, it can… …

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  • 12 Deficiency, iron — The most common known form of nutritional disorder in the world, iron deficiency results in anemia because iron is necessary to make hemoglobin, key molecule in red blood cells responsible for the transport of oxygen. In iron deficiency anemia,… …

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  • 13 Deficiency, UDP-glucuronosyltransferase — Underactivity of a liver enzyme that is essential to the disposal of bilirubin (the chemical that results from the normal breakdown of hemoglobin from red blood cells). The deficiency of this enzyme (UDP glucuronosyltransferase) results in a… …

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  • 14 Deficiency, calcium — A low level of calcium in the blood (hypocalcemia) makes the nervous system highly irritable and causes tetany (spasms of the hands and feet, muscle cramps, abdominal cramps, overly active reflexes, etc.). Chronic calcium deficiency contributes… …

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  • 15 Deficiency, vitamin K — A lack of vitamin K resulting in an increase in the clotting time of the blood, impaired clotting and a tendency to excessive bleeding. Blood clotting is delayed or prevented because vitamin K is unavailable to act as an essential element (a… …

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  • 16 blood — Synonyms and related words: Beau Brummel, Christmas disease, Hand Schuller Christian disease, Letterer Siwe syndrome, Rh factor, Rh negative, Rh positive, Rh type, Rhesus factor, acute leukemia, affiliation, agnate, agnation, alliance, ancestry,… …

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  • 17 deficiency — [[t]dɪfɪ̱ʃ(ə)nsi[/t]] deficiencies 1) N VAR: with supp Deficiency in something, especially something that your body needs, is not having enough of it. They did blood tests on him for signs of vitamin deficiency... There are serious deficiencies… …

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  • 18 Deficiency, adenosine deaminase (ADA) — A genetic (inherited) condition that results in a immune deficiency disorder called severe combined immunodeficiency disease. Adenosine deaminase is an enzyme that plays a key role in salvaging purine molecules. ADA deficiency is of special… …

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  • 19 Deficiency, zinc — According to the National Academy of Sciences, the Recommended Dietary Allowances of zinc are 12 milligrams per day for women and 10 milligrams per day for men. Food sources of zinc include meat including liver, eggs, seafood, nuts and cereal.… …

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  • 20 Blood of the Vampire — Infobox Film name = Blood of the Vampire| director = Henry Cass | writer = Jimmy Sangster | starring = Donald Wolfit Vincent Ball Barbara Shelley Victor Maddern | producer = Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman distributor = Universal International… …

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