Circulatory System Vocab

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These blood vessels carry blood away from the heart.


These blood vessels carry blood to the heart.


Join arteries and veins.


The top chambers of the heart.


The bottom chambers of the heart.

White Blood Cells

Fight Infections.

Red Blood Cells

Carry oxygen.


The liquid portion of blood.

Blood Vessels

Carry blood - arteries, veins and capillaries.


A muscle that pumps the blood.


Carries oxygen, nutrients, and waste products around the body


helps in blood clotting.


Pulse in your wrist


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


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