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Pericardium a sac which surrounds and protects the heart.
Veins large blood vessel that carries blood from the rest of the body to the heart.
Capillaries tiny blood vessel that transports between larger blood vessels and other tissues in the body.
Arteries large blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart.
Oxygenated to have oxygen to live.
Deoxygenated to not need oxygen or lack oxygen.
Agglutination: the clumping of particles in your body.
Ventricles large chamber in the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps blood to the rest of the body.
Atria a thin walled chamber of the heart that pumps blood into the ventricles.
Septum a wall dividing a cavity or structure into smaller ones.
Valves flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward into a blood vessel or heart chamber.
Pinocytosis when a liquid is ingested by a cell.
Antibodies protein produced by B cells that aids in the destruction of pathogens.
Pulse the dilation of an artery that results from the beating of the heart.
Plasma clear yellowish fluid, about 90 percent of water, that suspends cells in the blood.
Platelets cell fragment that is produced in the bone marrow and is important for blood clotting.
white blood cells cells that are in charge of fighting off infections.
red blood cells cells that make and carry oxygenated blood.
Vaccine substance that stimulates an immune response, producing acquired immunity without illness or infection.
Immunity organisms that are incharge of fighting off antibodies.
Cancer/Leukema a class of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell division.
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