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important word science

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Alveoli any of the many tiny air sacs of the lungs which allow for rapid gaseous exchange
Nephron are blood filtration, osmoregulation, and waste elimination by urine formation
Deoxygenated remove oxygen from
Oxygenated supplied, treated, or enriched with oxygen.
Valve valve is a device that controls the flow of a liquid or gas
Septum the cartilage in the nose that separates the nostrils.
artery muscular-walled tubes forming part of the circulation system by which blood
Vein part of the blood circulation system of the body, carrying in most cases oxygen-depleted blood toward the hear
capillary the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles
Ventricle each of the two main chambers of the heart, left and right.
atrium atrium is the upper chamber in which blood enters the heart
pulse pulse represents the tactile arterial palpation of the heartbeat
lymphocyte a form of small leukocyte
antibody used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens such as pathogenic bacteria
plasma plasma is a yellowish liquid component of blood that normally holds
Immunity (passive/active) provided when a person is given antibodies to a disease rather than producing them through his or her own immune system.
platelets small colorless disk-shaped cell fragment without a nucleus
antigen antigens are substances specifically bound by antibodies
aggluttination antigens are substances specifically bound by antibodies
pathagen a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease.
vena cava large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart
aorta main artery of the body, supplying oxygenated blood to the circulatory system.
Created by: glendy