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Cardiovascular S.

Arteries Any of the muscular-walled tubes forming part of the circulation system by which blood
Arterioles A small branch of an artery leading into capillaries
Capillaries Any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules
Veins Any of the tubes forming part of the blood circulation system of the blood carrying in most cases oxygen-depleted blood toward the heart
Venules a very small vein, especially one collecting blood from the capillaries
Unoxygenated No oxygen
Oxygenated Containing oxygen
Waste Product An unusable or unwanted substance
Carbon Dioxide a gas stronger than oxygen
Endocardium The thin, smooth membrane that lines inside of the chambers of the heart
Myocardium The muscular tissues of the heart
Pericardium The membrane enclosing the heart, consisting of an outer fibrous layer and an inner double layer of serous membrane
Apex The pointy part of the heart
Ventricles A hollow part or cavity in an organ
Aorta The main artery of the body
Pulse A rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically is felt in the wrist or the neck
Created by: el_domii



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