Smallest blood vessels where blood exchanges material with the interstitial fluid.
An infectious disease of childhood caused by the Varicella Zoster virus, which also causes shingles in adults.
A term used to describe patients with Factor IX deficiency (Haemophilia B).
Method for fractionation of mixtures; chromatography takes advantage of differences in size, electric charge and binding characteristics.
Gene-containing bodies that are found in the nucleus of all cells. Human beings possess forty-six chromosomes made up of twenty-three pairs.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
CLL is a disease which prevents B-cells from working properly. B-cells are the cells which produce antibodies.
A jelly-like substance that closes up a hole in a blood vessel to slow or stop blood from leaking out.
The proteins in the blood that work together to help form clots when bleeding begins.
A substance that plays a role in blood clotting.
Process of blood clotting by converting from liquid to semi-fluid.
A series of interactions between clotting factors in the blood that act upon each other sequentially to culminate in the production of fibrin.
Substances in the blood that undergo a series of chemical reactions resulting in blood coagulation (clotting).
Substances that work alongside the factors in the coagulation cascade.
Secondary or accessory circulation.
Substances in which particles are in a stable suspension in a fluid medium.