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5 Health Chapter1

3 number of quarts of blood in a child's body
60,000 miles of pipeline blood travels through our body
antibodies used to help fight pathogens or germs
aorta largest artery in the body
artery blood vessel which carries blood from the heart
atrium upper chamber of the heart
blood pressure the pressure of your blood against the arteries
capillary smallest of the blood vessels
cardiac muscle another name for the heart
circulation continuous flow of blood within the body
circulatory system system that contains the heart, blood arteries, veins & capillaries
digested food what plasma carries to every part of the body
exercise and rest two things needed to keep the heart healthy
heart cardiac muscle
iron mineral that helps give red blood cells their red color
plasma liquid part of blood
platelets help the blood to clot
pulmonary artery artery that supplies blood to the lungs
pulse the expanding of the arteries after each heartbeat
red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body
scab blood clot on your skin
through the bloodstream how food is moved from one part of the body to another
varicose vein painful, enlarged veins
valve little doorlike flap
vein blood vessel which carries blood to the heart
vena cava large vein from the upper or lower body which enters the heart
ventricle lower chamber of the heart
white blood cells defend the body against infection and/or disease
Created by: Mrs_CC