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Sci: Spring Semester Review Ch. 13

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Where does the exchange of food, oxygen, and wastes occur?
capillaries
How can infectious diseases be caused?
organisms
Where is blood under the greatest pressure?
arteries
Which cells fight off infection?
white blood cells
What carries oxygen in blood?
red blood cells
What is required to clot blood?
platelets
Where does oxygen-rich blood enter first?
left ventricle
What is formed in the blood to fight invading antigens?
antibodies
Which disease is caused by a virus that attacks white blood cells?
AIDS
What is one cause of cardiovascular disease?
smoking
What is one example of a noninfectious disease?
diabetes