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pericardium the membrane enclosing the heart,
veins large blood vessel that carries blood from the rest of the body to the heart
capillaries tiny blood vessel that transports blood between larger blood vessels and other tissues in the body
arteries large blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart
oxygenated to combine or mix oxygen
deoxygenated remove oxygen from
agglutination a reaction in which particles in liquid collect into clumps and response to a specific antibody
ventricles large chamber in the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps blood to the rest of the body
atria a chamber of the heart that receives blood from veins and forces its muscular contraction in a ventricle
septum a partition separating two chambers ,such as that between the nostrils of chamber of the heart
valve flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward onto a blood vessel or heart chamber
antibodies protein produced by b cells that aids in the destruction of pathogens
pulse a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood and felt in the wrists or neck
plasma clear yellowish fluid ,about 90 percent water that suspends cells in the blood
white blood cells cell that attacks pathogens
red blood cells cell that carries oxygen gas from the lungs to the rest of the body
vaccine substance that stimulates as immune response ,producing acquired immunity illness or infection
immunity the ability of an organism to resist a particular infection or toxin by the action of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells
cancer common name for a class of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell division
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