TITLE

bandemia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p224
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "bandemia" is presented. Bandemia refers to the presence of more than 6 percent of immature neutrophils in the blood. This finding indicates infection, inflammation, or some other significant physical stress. The term originated from the Greek word "haima" which means blood.
ACCESSION #
21220760

Tags: NEUTROPHILS;  BLOOD;  DEFINITIONS;  MEDICAL terminology;  ENCYCLOPEDIAS & dictionaries

 

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