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cardiovascular system
carries waste products away from cells
heart
organ, pumps blood
valve
flap of tissue
pacemaker
sends signals to the heart for a good pase.
arteries
carry blood away from heart
capillaries
tiny vessels
veins
carry blood back to heart
coronary arteries
carry blood to the heart itslef.
diffusion
move from an area that is highly concentrated to a lower concentrated area.
pressure
exerts
blood pressure
cause by the forse with which the ventricles contract.
sphygmomanometer
meassure blood pressure
plasma
liquid part of blood
hemoglobin
binds chemically to oxygen molecules.
white blood cells
disease fighters
platelets
help clog blood
fibrin
traps blood cells
blood transfusion
transufion from one person to other.
lymph
glucose
lymphatic system
veinlike vessels
lymph nodes
filter lymphs