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- Hematology : In broad terms, the study of the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the blood and blood-forming tissues; also a subspecialty of internal medicine dealing with the diseases of these tissues
- Erythropoesis : The creation, from megakaryocyte-erythroid progenitor cells, and life cycle of erythrocytes (i.e., red blood cells or RBCs)
- Human iron metabolism : Mechanisms of ingestion, distribution, use and excretion of iron by the human body, as well as an introduction to disorders of iron metabolism
- Total iron binding capacity : An indirect measurement of transferrin receptors present in blood; also a surrogate for iron available to the bone marrow
- Transferrin saturation : A value calculated from dividing the serum iron by the total iron binding capacity, which corrects for the presence of inflammation in giving a clinically useful measurement of transferrin
- Unsaturated iron binding capacity : Measurement performed on serum, in which a known quantity of iron is added, and, after a short wait, the amount of iron that did not bind to transferrin receptors is determined, the UIBC
- Iron deficiency anemia : Anaemia resulting from a deficiency of iron, characterized by hypochromic microcytic erythrocytes and a normoblastic reaction of the bone marrow.
- Iron overload : Add brief definition or description
- Acute phase reaction : An early local inflammatory reaction to insult or injury that consists of fever, an increase in inflammatory humoral factors, and an increased synthesis by hepatocytes of a number of proteins or glycoproteins usually found in the plasma.
- Serum iron : Add brief definition or description
- Ferritin : An intracellular protein-iron complex in which iron reserves are stored