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Flashcards in Circulatory System Deck (10):
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Arteries

Carry blood away from the Heart

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Veins

Carry blood to the heart

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Capillaries

It is where the transfer of blood occurs. Some gases are even exchanged as well as nutrients and proteins.

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Vein Valves

Stop blood rushing into the heart

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Oxygenated Blood

Blood cells that have oxygen in them

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White Blood Cells

Help to protect your body from diseases

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Red Blood Cells

Carry oxygen around the body from the heart to the other organs and cells.

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Platelets

Helps clott the blood

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Plasma

Is the liquid which carries the platelets, white blood cells and red blood cells.

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Deoxygenated

Blood cells that contain no oxygen