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MI stands for what

Myocardial Infarction

pulmonary circulation does what

carries blood between the heart and the lungs for gas exchange

systemic circulation does what

carries blood between the heart and the rest of the body

what are the 4 valves of the heart

right atrioventricular valve, pulmonary semilunar valve,left atrioventricular vave, andthe aortic semilunar valve

what are the 4 chambers of the heart

right atruim left atruim right ventricle and the left ventricle

what carries blood from the heart


what carries blood to the heart


an average adult has how much blood

5-6 liters

55% of the volume of blood consistutes of what


white blood cells are also called


white blood cells protect the body against what


veins and arteries are composed of how many layers

3 layers

platelets remain in the circulation for how many days

9-12 days

Helper T cells are needed to make


Lymph nodes are chambers located where

along lymphatic vessels

antigens are what

markers on the surface of foreign cells

serum is

plasma without its clotting factors

stroke consists of what

a loss of blood to the brain

albumin is

the most significant elements of plasma

the heart is surrounded by a thin membranous sac called

the pericarduim

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