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18 Cards in this Set

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Where are lymph nodes located?
Neck, groins, armpits
What are the functions of the circulatory system?
-transport oxygen
-rid body of waste
-helps maintain body temp
-delivers nutrients
What does the circulatory system consist of?
Heart, blood, blood vessels
What are the parts of the blood?
Plasma- yellow liquid
Red blood cells-transport O2
White blood cells-protect against disease
Platelets-clot blood
What is the function of blood vessels?
To form a continuous system
What are the three types of blood vessels?
Veins, arteries, capillaries
What is anemia?
Low hemaglobin, which contains iron
What is the function of the lymphatic system?
circulates lymph and rids the body of waste
What is lymph?
A plasma like fluid that fills the spaces between cells and transports it to the blood stream
What is the function of the tonsils?
Act as filter to prevent bacteria from entering the body
What is the function of the thymus?
Site of t-cell production
What is the function of nodes?
Filtering stations of lymphatic system
What is the function of spleens?
Filters blood, removes waste
What is the function of bone marrow?
Site of blood cell production
What is the function of the kidneys?
Filters blood and waste and the waste is eliminated by urine
What is the function of the coronary arteries?
Responsible for transporting nutrients to the heart
What is the function of the liver?
Stores nutrients
What are some blood disorders?
Mononucleosis, anemia, sickle cell anemia, leukemia