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Transport Vocabulary


Pericardium the thin membrane that surrounds the heart
Veins large blood vessels that carry blood from the rest of the body to the heart
Capillaries tiny blood vessel that transports blood vessels and other tissues in the body
Arteries large blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart
Oxygenated supplied, treated, or enriched with oxygen
Deoxygenated to remove oxygen
Agglutination clumping of particles
Ventricles each of the two main chambers of the heart, left and right
Atria A chamber of the heart that receives blood from the veins and forces it by muscular contraction into a ventricle
Septum the cartilage in the nose that separates the nostrils
Valves flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward into a blood vessel or heart chamber
Antibodies proteins produced by B cells that aids in the destruction of pathogens
Pulse palpation of the heartbeat by your fingertips
Plasma liquid part of the cell
Platelets clots blood
white blood cells cell that attacks pathogens
red blood cells cell that carries oxygen gas
Vaccine substance that stimulates an immune response, producing acquired immunity without illness or infection
Immunity defenses to fight infection or disease
cancer/leukemia diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body
Created by: JaredLora