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What does alveoli mean?
ari sacs in lungs where oxygen enters blood and co2 leaves
what does antibody mean?
chemicals that identify or destroy pathogens/invaders
what does antigen mean?
chemical maker found on red blood cells
what does blood presure mean?
pressure in arteries due to heart breating
what does bronchi mean?
main air tube leading from trachea to lungs
what is a bronchioles?
branches off to the bronchi, air tubes
what does cellular respiration?
using oxygen to break down food for energy
what is a diaphram ?
muscle that helps in breathing
what is distolic blood pressure?
pressure on arteries resulting from when ventricles relax
what is a larynxs?
vocal cords the valve voice box between the pharynx and trachea
the thoat whrre mouth and nose passesways meet
define systolic blood pressure
pressure on arteries resulting from when ventricles contract
the injection of blood/blood parts into a person
part of blood that carries nutrients like suger,minerals
help to clot blood
define red blood cells
carry oxygen on hemoglobin
define white blood cells
allow the exchange of nutrients between blood and cells connect arteries and veins
carries blood to the heart
oxygen poor blood
carries blood to the heart to body cells
a 2 probs dia resp sys
alveoil are damaged and cant exchange oxygen and co2
2 probs dia resp sys
bronchioles narrow and make it hard to breathe
define hear attack
2 p dia cardio
an arter gets block and causes part of the heat to die-can no longer function
define heart failure
2p dia carido
heart cant pump enough blood to meet bodys needs
2p dia cario
blood vessel in brain gets blocked and bursts
2p dia cario
high blood pressure can cause kidney and liver damage
1. pumps blood
2.transport oxygen and nutrients to all cells
3. picks up waste products from cells
1. brings in oxygen and gets rid of co2
blood types 8
a+ a- b+ b- o+ o- ab+ ab-