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blood vessels
arteries, capillaries and veins
arteries
carry blood away from the heart to the capillaries
capillaries
permit exchange of material with the tissues
veins
return blood from capillaries to the heart
pulmonary circuit
path of blood through the lungs
systemic circuit
blood travel through the whole body except the lungs
components of blood
1. basophils
2. eosinophils
3. neutrophils
4. lymphocytes
5. monocytes
basophils
stain blue
eosinophils
stain pink
neutrophils
most numerous
lymphocytes
smallest
monocytes
largest
components of plasma
1. albumin
2. globulins
3. fibrinogen
atherosclerosis
accumulation of soft masses of fatty materials, beneath the inner linings of the arteries
stroke
arteriold bursts or is blocked; causes a portion of the brain to die
heart attack
portion of the heart muscle dies due to a lack of oxygen
aneurysm
ballooning of a blood vessel
hypertension
high blood pressure