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The liquid part of blood. Plasma
A cell in the blood that takes up oxygen in the lungs and delivers it to cells elsewhere in the body Red blood cells
An iron-containing protein That binds chemically to oxygen molecules And makes up most of red blood cells. Hemoglobin
A blood cell that fights disease White blood cells
A cell fragment that plays an important part in forming blood clots Platelets
A chemical that is important in blood clotting because it forms a fiber net that traps red blood cells. Fibrin
The transference of blood from one person to another Blood transfusion
Blood types A,AB,B,O
A network of veinlike vessels that returns the fluid that leaks out of blood vessels to the bloodstream Lymphatic system
The fluid that the lymphatic system collects and returns to the bloodstream. Lymph
A small knob of tissue in the lymphatic system that filters lymph. Lymph nodes
A condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials Atherosclerosis
A waxy, fatlike substance, found only in animal products, That îs an important part of your bodys cells, ca-n build pulmonar artery walls. Cholesterol
A condition in which blood flow to a part of the heart Muscel îs blocked, which causes heart celule to die Heart attack
A disorder in which a persons blood pressure is consistently higher than normal Hypertension
Blood type A Anti-B,,,,,,can have A and O
Blood type B Anti-A,,,,,,,, can have B and O
Blood type AB Can have all but can't give unless it's the same blood
Blood type O Anti-A, anti-B,,,,,,,,, can only have O
Blood is made up of what four components Plasma,red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets
The body system that consists of the heart, blood vessels and blood and that carries need substances to cell and carries waste products away from cells Cardiovascular system
A hollow muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body Heart
Each of the two upper chambers of the heart that receives blood that comes into the heart Atrium
A blood vessel that carries blood away from the narrow significantly Arteries
A tiny blood vessel where substances are exchanged between the blood and the body cells Capillaries
Two loops
The largest artery in the body Aorta
A push or a pull Force
2 arteries
An artery that supplies blood to the heart itself Coronary arteries
2 capillaries
The process by which molecules move from an area in which they are highly concentrated to an area in which they are less concentrated Diffusion
2 veins
The pressure that is exerted by the blood against the walls of blood vessels Blood pressure
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