vocabulary words covering the heart and circulation

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how many chambers does the heart contain?
red blood cells
which blood cell moves oxygen and carbon dioxide to our cells?
The two lower chambers of the heart
pulmonary circulation
the flow of blood to the lungs and back to the heart
another name for high blood pressure
vessel that carries blood away from your heart
pulmonary artery
artery that attaches to the right ventricle
plasma is made mostly of
vessel that carries blood to the heart
microscopic blood vessels that connect the arteries and veins
major organ of the circulatory system
vena cava
blood returns to the heart from the body through this vein
cardiovascular system
system includes the blood, heart, and blood vessels
coronary circulation
the flow of blood to and from the tissues of the heart
two upper chambers of the heart
condition where fatty deposits build up on arterial walls
systemic circulation
the flow of blood to all of your organs and body tissues except your heart and lungs
bicuspid valve
valve that is located between the left atrium and ventricle
tricuspid valve
valve between the right atrium and ventricles
part of the blood that is made mostly of water and contains nutrients and minerals
white blood cell
This blood cell is responsible for fighting off infection within the body
found in red blood cells, responsible for carrying oxygen and carbon dioxide
artery that attaches to the left ventricle and carries blood to all parts of the body
universal donor blood type
universal receipient blood type
plasma, platelets, red blood cells, and white blood cells
name the 4 parts of the blood
pulmonary valve
valve blood passes through when leaving the right ventricle
blood pressure
the force of blood on the walls of the blood vessels
white blood cells
leukocytes is another name for
clot blood
the responsibility of the platelets in the blood is to
red blood cells
erythrocytes is another name for
Study pages 9 and 14 in notebook
be able to label the heart diagram
study pages 10, 11, 12, and 14
know the flow of blood through the heart