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The rythmic change in blood pressure is called a ___________.
pulse
The leading cause of death in the US is a cardiovascular diesease called ___________________.
atherosclerosis
______________________ is the pressure inside large arteries when the ventricles contract.
Systolic pressure
__________________________ is the circulation of blood between your heart and lungs.
Pulmonary circulation
_______________ arbone marrow.e pieces of larger cells found in
platelets
_______________________ is the pressure in the arteries when the ventricles relax.
Diastolic pressure
_________ is a connective tissue made up of two types of cells, cell parts, and plasma.
blood
________________ is a protein that gives rbcs their red color.
hemoglobin
The circulation of blood between the heart and the rest of the body is called the__________________________.
systematic circulation
___________ are flaplike structures located between the artia and ventricles and also where large arteries are attached to the heart.
Valves
__________ is a fluid part of blood.
Plasma
_________ are blood vessels that direct the blood back to the heart.
Veins
_______________ is abnormallly hogh blood pressure.
hypertension
The force exerted by blood on the inside walls of the blood vessel is called _______________-
blood pressure
____________ are blood vessels that direct blood away from the heart.
Arteries
____________ destroy pathogens.
antibodies
_______________are the smallest blood vessels in your body.
Capillaries
O is a ____________________.
AB is a ___________________.
universal donor
univesal recipients