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science vocbulary

blood liquid inside the human body that: delivers oxygen, nutrients and otherchemicals to all parts of the bodycarries off waste from all parts of the bodyfights against infectionsworks to regulate body temperature
arteries blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart to different parts of the body
veins blood vessels that carry blood from zdifferent parts of the body to the heart
capillaries tiny blood vessels that deliver blood to the cells and contact arteries and veins
blood vessels small tube-like sturtures (arteries, veins and capillaries) that allow blood to travel throughout the body
red blood cells (RBC"S) pick up oxygen in the lungs, deliver it to other blood cells and carry away waste
white blood cells (WHB's) fight infection any carry off dead blood cells
plasma the yellowish liquid river in which blood cells flow
germs viruses and bacteria that get into the bloodstream
platelets brownish-yellowish bits of cells that work to form clots and reduce blood flow at the scene of a cut or a wound
fiberinogen this substance forms a net at the site of a cut so the platelets stick together and stop the blood flow
hematolgy the study of blood
heart muscle that pumps the blood throughout the body
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