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Cardiovascular Sys

Cardiovascular/Circulatory System

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a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart artery
a tube in the body where blood flows blood vessel
a body system that includes the heart, blood, and blood vessels circulatory system
a muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
a small blood cell that helps blood to clot (stop bleeding) platelet
a blood cell that delivers oxygen from the lungs and transports carbon dioxide to the lungs red blood cell
a blood vessel that carries blood to the heart vein
a blood cell that fights infection white blood cell
upper chamber of the heart which receives oxygen-poor blood from the body right atrium
lower chamber of the heart which pumps oxygen-poor blood to the lungs right ventricle
upper chamber of the heart which receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs left atrium
lower chamber of the heart which pumps oxygen-rich blood to the body left ventricle
the liquid part of blood plasma
the largest artery in the body, moves oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the body aorta
smallest blood vessels which connect arteries and veins capillaries
artery which pumps blood from the right ventricle to the lungs pulmonary artery
blood vessel which moves blood from the body to the right atrium vena cava
"flaps" that open and close which allow blood to flow in one direction valves
the four, hollow sections of the heart chambers
vein which pumps oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium pulmonary vein
the scientific name for the circulatory system cardiovascular system
named after antigens, they are designated A, B, AB, and O blood types
taking blood from one person and giving it to another transfusion
the three main categories of the circulatory system the heart, blood, and blood vessels
what is the main function of the cardiovascular system to transport nutrients and wastes throughout the body
what body system creates new red blood cells skeletal system
what body system is partnered with the cardiovascular system and is responsible for getting oxygen to cells respiratory system
how does the cardiovascular system help the muscular system it delivers oxygen to the muscle cells
does the cardiovascular system make anything? No! It is a transport system.
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