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1) Phlebotomist-a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation.p.31 2) Leukemia-any of several cancers of the bone marrow that prevent the normal manufacture of red and white blood cells and platelets, resulting in anemia, increased susceptibility to infection, and impaired blood clotting.p.33 3) Umbilicus- Anatomy . the depression in the center of the surface of the abdomen indicating the point of attachment of the umbilical cord to the embryo; navel.p.35 4) Mahhukar- a type of catheter.p.49

5) Cytarabine-a toxic synthetic nucleoside, C 9 H 13 N 3 O 5 , used as an immunosuppressive and cytotoxic agent in the treatment of certain leukemias.p.64 6) Dexamethasone- a crystalline, water-soluble steroid, C 22 H 29 FO 5 , used in the treatment of certain allergic or inflammatory conditions, as rheumatoid arthritis, bronchial asthma, or dermatosis. P.64 7) Immunosuppression- the inhibition of the normal immune response because of disease, the administration of drugs, or surgery. P.67 8) Bailiff- an officer, similar to a sheriff or a sheriff's deputy, employed to execute writs and processes, make arrests, keep order in the court, etc. p.81 9) Jibed- to shift from one side to the other when running before the wind, as a fore-and-aft sail or its boom p.80 10) Karmic- Hinduism, Buddhism. action, seen as bringing upon oneself inevitable results, good or bad, either in this life or in a reincarnation: in Hinduism one of the means of reaching Brahman. P.99 11) Cryogenically- of or pertaining to the production or use of very low temperatures.p.104 12) Depravity-the state of being depraved. P.133

13) Paraphernalia-equipment, apparatus, or furnishing used in or necessary for a particular activity.p.164 14) Lymphocytes-a type of white blood cell having a large, spherical nucleus surrounded by a thin layer of nongranular cytoplasm. P.171 15) Aggrandizing- to widen in scope; increase in size or intensity; enlarge; extend...
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