Phlebotomy certification

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Pulmonary Veins

Four veins which return oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.

Inferior vena cava

The principal vein draining the lower portion of the body

Arteriole

A minute arterial branch which leads to a capillary

Hemoglobin

The iron-containing pigment of the red blood cell. Its function is tocarry pxygen from the lungs to the tissues, included in the CBC

brachial artery

Artery which lies beneath the basilic vein in the antecubital fossa

fibrin

Protein substance produced by elements of the blood and tissues which form a network as the case of clots

capillary

smallest blood vessel that connects arteries and veins

pulse

the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

anastomosis

The point of union of two hollow or tubular structures; i.e., the connection of veins

metacarpal veins

veins in the hands

great saphenous

The longest vein in the body

femoral

pertaining to the femur. the femoral vein and artery are located in the groin

albumin

the most abundant protein in plasma

vein

Blood vessels carrying blood to the heart, except for the pulmonary veins, which carry oxygenated blood.

endothelium

the layer of epithelial cells that lines the cavities of the heart, blood and lymph vessels

venule

a tiny vein that drains blood from capillaries

carotid

Major artery in the neck leading to the brain

aorta

largest artery in the body

radial artery

Artery located in the wrist

metatarsal veins

Veins in the feet

leukocyte

white blood cell

superior vena cava

The principal vein draining the upper portion of the body

artery

A vessel through which blood passes away from the heart to the tissues

ventricles

the lower chambers of the heart

erythrocyte

mature red blood cells formed in the bone marrow

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