inner lining of the heart
protective sac enclosing the heart composed of two layers with fluid between
the middle muscular layer of the heart wall
the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood
the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery
small vessels that receive blood from the arteries
blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
tiny vessels that join arterioles and venules
colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended
a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color
the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
red blood cells
White blood cells
congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding
a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues
One who draws blood from patients of donors for dignostic testing or other medical purposes
a specialist in cardiology
a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
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