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PCA Circulatory

heart, blood, vessels

carries blood away from heart artery
carries blood toward heart vein
contain one-way valves vein
vessels that are muscular and elastic arteries
blood cell that fights infection white blood cell (leukocyte)
blood cell that carries oxygen and carbon dioxide red blood cell (erythrocyte)
blood component that clots blood platelet (thrombocyte)
blood from body returns to this chamber right atrium
after leaving the right atrium, blood flows to this chamber right ventricle
top chambers of heart atria
bottom chambers of heart ventricles
membrane dividing left and right sides of heart septum
side of heart where blood is low in oxygen right
side of heart where blood is high in oxygen left
valve between right atrium and right ventricle tricuspid
valve between left atrium and left ventricle mitral/bicuspid
largest artery coming directly from heart aorta
two large veins which drain into the right atrium superior and inferior vena cavas
instrument used to hear heart sounds stethoscope
watery substance in which blood cells float plasma
tiny thin-walled blood vessels that allow nutrients and oxygen to pass in and out of the bloodstream capillaries
Created by: ballantynec
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