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Schaaf Circ. System

Schaaf Circulatory System

The main organ of your circulatory system heart
These blood cells fight off and destroy germs White
Red blood cells get their red color from this. Hemoglobin
Red blood cells bring this to your cells from your lungs. Oxygen
This is the watery liquid that makes up more than half of your blood. plasma
These proteins stop blood from flowing out a cut (scab) Platelets
As the heart contracts and relaxes it pumps blood into your? (They travel AWAY from the heart) arteries
These are the upper chambers of the heart atrium
These are the lower chambers of the heart ventricles
These are located in the heart and are "special one-way doors" that prevent the back-flow of blood valves
This is digested food that is carried to every cell in your body. Nutrients
The largest blood vessel in the body. Aorta
Blood does this throughout the body, which is why the heart and blood vessels make up the Circulatory System. Circulates
This is how hard your blood must push to move through your arteries, often a doctor will check this. Blood pressure
This is part of the circulatory system and is in your chest Heart
Your heart is the size of your fist and is the strongest what in the body? muscle
Your heart carries blood to every part of your body through miles of little tubes called blood vessels
The heart does this 80 times every minute beats
Blood carries nutrients and? oxygen
The blood picks up the oxygen from the? lungs
Your blood carries a waste gas called Carbon Dioxide
You get rid of the carbon dioxide by? Breathing
The red blood cell carries? oxygen/nutrients
If you do not have this kind of blood cells you will probably get sick white blood cells
Transfere of blood from one person to another is called transfusion
the lower chambers of the heart are called ventricles
the muscle that separates the left and right side of the heart is called septum
the smallest blood vessels capillaries
These form blood clots that collect at the skin and form scabs Platelets
The upper chambers of the heart are called the right and left atriums
Created by: MissSchaaf