Four veins which return oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
Inferior vena cava
The principal vein draining the lower portion of the body
A minute arterial branch which leads to a capillary
The iron-containing pigment of the red blood cell. Its function is tocarry pxygen from the lungs to the tissues, included in the CBC
Artery which lies beneath the basilic vein in the antecubital fossa
Protein substance produced by elements of the blood and tissues which form a network as the case of clots
smallest blood vessel that connects arteries and veins
the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
The point of union of two hollow or tubular structures; i.e., the connection of veins
veins in the hands
The longest vein in the body
pertaining to the femur. the femoral vein and artery are located in the groin
the most abundant protein in plasma
Blood vessels carrying blood to the heart, except for the pulmonary veins, which carry oxygenated blood.
the layer of epithelial cells that lines the cavities of the heart, blood and lymph vessels
a tiny vein that drains blood from capillaries
Major artery in the neck leading to the brain
largest artery in the body
Artery located in the wrist
Veins in the feet
white blood cell
superior vena cava
The principal vein draining the upper portion of the body
A vessel through which blood passes away from the heart to the tissues
the lower chambers of the heart
mature red blood cells formed in the bone marrow
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