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Circulatory Level 2

All the vocabulary for Level 2 of the Circulatory system menu.

blood pressure The force with which your heart pumps blood through the blood vessels.
pulse The number of times your heart beats in a given amount of time (usually in 1 minute)
ribs The bones that protect your heart and lungs.
atherosclerosis "A disease that involves a build-up of plaque on the artery walls
plaque A fatty deposit that can accumulate on the walls of blood vessels.
hypertension "A condition where the heart pumps with too much force
hemoglobin The chemical in blood that oxygen attaches to. It is found in red blood cells.
coronary circulation Blood flow to and around the heart tissues.
pulmonary circulation Blood flow between the heart and lungs.
systemic circulation Blood flow between the heart and the rest of the body.
Created by: OMSscience8