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largest artery leaving heart
upper chamber of heart
lower chambers of the heart
blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
blood vessels that carry blood to the heart
blood vessels that exchange nutrients, gas, and waste.
part of blood that aids in clotting
Red Blood cells
part of blood that carries iron
White blood cells
part of blood that fights invaders
liquid part of blood, made up of water and dissolved materials
vessels that carries blood from heart to lung
vessels that carries blood from lung to heart
gates in heart that keep unoxygenated blood from mixing with oxygenated blood
the force exerted by blood against the walls of the artery.
High blood pressure can be caused by:
smoking, high salt intake, being overweight, having high cholesterol, stress.
One can lower blood pressure by:
proper eating, exercise and weight control
Vena Cava, Atrium, Ventricle, Pulmonary Artery
Pulmonary Vein, Atrium, Ventricle, Aorta
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