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pericardium the membrane enclosing the heart,
veins carrying in most cases oxygen-depleted blood toward the heart.
capillaries any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arteries and veins
arteries blood from the heart to all parts of the body.
oxygenated has oxygen
deoxygenated has no oxygen
agglutination a reaction in which particles in a liquid collect
ventricles a hollow part or cavity in an organ, in particular each of the two main chambers of the heart, left and right.
atria the left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary vein
septum the chambers of the heart.
valves opens or closes to let things through or to prevent passage
antibodies Y-shaped protein produced mainly by plasma cells that is used by the immune system
pulse rhythmic beating in the arteries caused by the beating of the heart.
plasma fluid in blood that makes up the 55% of the total blood
platelets are formed in bone marrow, where they arise from cell
white blood cells help protect the body from infection and disease
red blood cells transports oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the tissues
vaccine contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing
immunity the balanced state of multicellular organisms
cancer cells divide without control and can invade nearby tissues.
Created by: Darylen