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Components of cardiovascular system

Heart
Blood
Blood vessels

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2 types of blood vessels

Arteries and veins

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Upper chambers of the heart

Right and left atrium

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The lower chambers of the heart

Right and left ventricle

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This blood vessel carries blood away from the heart

Arteries

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This blood vessel carries blood back to the heart

Veins

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Liquid portion of the blood

Blood plasma

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Substances does the blood transport throughout the body

Nutrients, wastes, RBC, WBC, Platelets, Hormones, and Oxygen.

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Erythrocytes are also called

Red blood cells

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Protein found in red blood cells that carries oxygen

Hemoglobin

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Thrombocytes

Platelets

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Leukocytes

White blood cells

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Naw of the artery that brings blood to the face and scalp

Carotid Artery

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Name of the vein that brings blood down from the face and scalp

External jugular vein

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Functions of blood

Picks up carbon dioxide
Transports oxygen to all cells of the body
Brings nutrients absorbed from small intestine to all parts of the body