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heart
blood
blood vessels
-arteries, veins, capillaries
circulatory system consists of
spurts from wound-hard to control
bright red color

closer to skin
less pressure, flows at steady rate
dark red color

bleeding is slow oozing from wound
clot easily
red color
perfuse bleeding

easy controlled bleeding

smallest blood vesel
oxygen carrying part of blood
hemoglobin
fluid in which the other parts of blood are suspended
plasma
initiate a chain reaction that causes blood to clot
platelets
much of the heart consists of muscle that contracts rhythmically and automatically
myocardium
clear yellow fluid that comes from the blood circulated by the body's muscle movements
lymph
2 large blood vessels that carry oxygen depleted blood back to the heart
venicava
drains fluid back into the bloodstream and fights infection
lymphatic system
pulmonary arteries carry blood to the
lungs
throat

windpipe
the pharynx

trachea
inherited bleeding disorder that causes blood to clot very slowly
hemophelia
disease in which the aveoli in the lungs burst and bleed
emphysema
inflammation of the membrane lining the lungs and chest cavity
pleurisy
fatty substance that builds up on inner walls of arteries
cholesterol
leading cause of death for adults over 44 in the US
cardio vascular disease