Circulatory System Vocab

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Arteries

These blood vessels carry blood away from the heart.

Veins

These blood vessels carry blood to the heart.

Capillaries

Join arteries and veins.

Atriums

The top chambers of the heart.

Ventricles

The bottom chambers of the heart.

White Blood Cells

Fight Infections.

Red Blood Cells

Carry oxygen.

Plasma

The liquid portion of blood.

Blood Vessels

Carry blood - arteries, veins and capillaries.

Heart

A muscle that pumps the blood.

Blood

Carries oxygen, nutrients, and waste products around the body

Platelets

helps in blood clotting.

Radial

Pulse in your wrist

Carotid

Pulse in your neck

Cell respiration

The process in which cells are nourished and energized.

Blood pressure

Force of blood pushing against the walls of the blood vessels

Four blood types

A,B,AB,O

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