Science: Chapter 19 Vocabulary

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plateletIrregularly shaped cell fragment that helps clot blood and releases chemicals that help form fibrinlymphtissue fluid that has diffused into lymphatic capillarieslymphatic systemcarries lymph through a network of lymph capillaries and vessels, and drains it into large veins near the heart; helps fight infections and diseaseslymphocytea type of white blood cell that fights infectionlymph nodebean-shaped organs found throughout the body that filter out microorganisms and foreign materials taken up by the lymphocytes