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Sci Criculatory vocb

artery a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to other parts of the body
vein a blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart from anohter part of the body
capillary a blood vessel with very thin walls that allow oxygen and carbon dioxide to pass through
atrium either of the upper chambers of the heart
ventricle either of the lower chambers of the heart
platelets the parts of blood that can stick together to help blood clot
plasma the watery liquid part of your blood
valve an opening that allows blood to flow in one directions but stops it from flowing in the other direction
red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs throughout your body and carry carbon dioxide back to the lungs so you can breathe it out
white blood cells help your body fight infections when you become ill
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