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The organ that pumps blood through the body consistently.
The four parts of the human heart that help pump blood throughout the body.
The bottom two chambers of the human heart. pumps blood from one of the atriums to the arteries
The top two chambers of the human heart. Pumps blood away.
Smaller than arteries, carries blood to the heart.
Smallest of blood vessels, picks up and drops off waste and nutrients.
Helps transport blood around the body.
Largest of the blood vessels, carries blood away from heart.
Carries blood all over the body, from the heart.
The main way the blood gets to the heart.
Helps heal wounds and stops bleeding.
Red Blood Cells
Carries oxygen and nutrients to body/cells. Main component of blood.
White Blood Cells
Protects against infection.
Senses something and tells your body how to react.
a protein that is responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of a vertebrate.
The thing or event that that revokes a certain reaction.
a relatively stable state of equilibrium or a tendency toward such a state between the different but interdependent elements or groups of elements of an organism, population, or group
Another name for a nerve cell
An involuntary action.
Part of the neutron cell that that holds the nucleus.
Extensions from the neuron cell body That takes in info.
The extension from the neutron cell body, takes info away.
Used for communication between neurons, message must travel down the axon to this.
Central Nervous System
Division of the nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord.
Nerves that run up and down the length of the back and transmit most messages between the body and brain.
A soft structure responsible for thinking and movement.
Controls thought, Memory and language.
Controls involuntary actions and holds the brain up.
Part of the brain that controls balance and posture.
carries messages to the brain & spinal cord from a receptor.
Nerves that work with your muscles to make movement possible.
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