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The diffusion in and out of materials in the body.
The movement of blood around the body.
An organ that moves and pumps blood throughout the body.
A blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart. They are thick walled and elastic. They carry oxygenated blood.
A blood vessel that carries blood In towards the heart. They are thin and contain valves. They carry deoxygenated blood.
Blood vessels that are between veins and arteries. They are small and one cell thick. They are the place where gas and nutrients exchange/diffuse.
The upper heart chamber that receives blood from the body. It contains oxygen poor blood. (deoxygenated blood)
The upper heart chamber that receives blood from the lungs. It contains oxygen rich blood. (oxygenated blood)
The lower heart chamber that pumps blood to the lungs. It contains oxygen poor blood. (deoxygenated blood)
The lower heart chamber that pumps blood to the body. It contains oxygen rich blood. (oxygenated blood)
These structures prevent blood from flowing backwards in the heart.
Blood that is high in oxygen, Oxygen rich blood. This blood is located on the right side of the heart.
Blood that is low in oxygen, Oxygen poor blood. This blood is located on the left side of the heart.
A wall in the heart that separated the left and right side of the heart.
A system made up of the heart, blood vessels, and blood. It is responsible for pumping blood throughout your body.
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