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Carries needed substances, carries waste products away from cells, contains cells that fight diseases
Name the three functions of the cardiovascular system.
Always carry blood away from the heart; almost all ________ carry oxygen rich blood, except for the pulmonary _________.
All ____ carry blood towards the heart. Almost all ____ carry oxygen poor blood, except the pulmonary ____.
Microscopic blood vessels where exchanges take place; brings glucose, oxygen, and takes away carbon dioxide.
A part of the heart that sends an electrical current to the heart to keep it going at a steady pace.
Red Blood Cell
Job is to carry oxygen throughout your body. They have no nuclei and cannot go through mitosis or reproduce. They only live about 4 months and are very busy.
The foreign blood will be attacked and form blood clumps
What happens if the wrong kind of blood is given to you?
What are people with type AB blood called, because they can receive blood from any other type?
When red blood cells can't get through because there are too many white blood cells in the way.
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