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1

the lymphatic system _______

helps return fluid lost in the capillary bed back into the bloodstream

2

the _____ circuit is between the heart and the rest of the body

systemic

3

the _____ circuit is between the heart and the lungs

pulmonary

4

hemophilia is a defect in ______

blood clotting

5

red blood cells lack ______

nuclei

6

blood clotting is initiated by _______

damage to blood vessels

7

human erythrocytes are

gas carriers (oxygen and carbon dioxide)

8

on average, a red blood cell lives for ____ days

120

9

hemoglobin contains

iron

10

new red blood cells are produced in the

bone marrow