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33.2 Blood and the Lymphatic System

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plasma
liquid portion of blood
albumin
plasma protein that regulates cosmotic pressure& blood volume and transports substances such as
fibrinogen
plasma protein that is necessary for blood clotting
red blood cell
transport oxygen throughout
hemglobin
a protein that binds oxygen in the lungs& releases it in capillary networks throughout the body
white blood cell
guard against infection,
platelet
cell fragment released by bone marrow that helps in blood clotting
*blood clot formation
lymph
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lymph nodes
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thymus
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spleen
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heart disease
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atherosclerosis
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stroke
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hypertension
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cholesterol
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LDL
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HDL
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