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Phlebotomy vocab.


Anterior Surface region of the body characterized by the front (or ventral area and including the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic cavities.
Arterioles Smaller branches of arteries.
Artery or Arteries Highly oxygenated blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
Blood Cells Component of blood, the 3 main types of circulating blood cells are erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes.
Capillaries Microscopic blood vessels that carry blood and link arterioles to venules.
Cardiovascular System Body System that provides for rapid transport of water, nutrients, electrolytes, hormones, enzymes, antibodies, cells, and gases to all cells of the body.
Homeostasis Remaining the same.. or referred to as a steady-state condition, it is a normal state that allows the body to stay in a helathy balance by continually compenstating with necessary changes.
Major Arm Veins 1. Subclavian vein 2. Brachial vein 3. Axiallary vein 4. Cephalic Vein 5. BAsilic vein 6. Median cubital vein.
The Superficial Median Cubital Vein Serves as a connection between the cephalic and basilic veins
The Subclavian, Brachial, Axillary veins Are deeper veins.
Additive (Thrombin) Orange, Yellow and gray
Additive (Polymer gel) Brown
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