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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
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
a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
One who draws blood from patients of donors for dignostic testing or other medical purposes
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