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_____carries oxygen and food to the cells of the body and carries carbon dioxide and other wastes away from the cells to the excretory organs, kidneys, lungs and skin
thin fluid filled sacks surrounding the heart with 3 layers: endocardium, epicardium, epicardium.
atrioventricular valves are
valves at the entrance to the ventricles
valves that exit the ventricles create a crescent-shape like a half moon
separates the atriums of the heart
separates the ventricles
a condition where the oxygen supply is not adequate to the heart
complete obstruction of blood to the heart
a buildup of fatty plaque in arteries is treated using a coronary bypass.
a complete diastole and systole
relaxation phase of heart beat
contraction phase of the heart beat
notmal heart pressure is
120 over 80
the average adult weighing 154 lbs has ___ liters of blood
how many WBC's per cubic millimeters does a normal adult have?
between 5,000 and 10,000
how long do WBC stay in the bloodstream?
6-8 hours but reside in tissues for days months or years
how many cubic mm of platelets are in the avg adult
what's the lifespan of a platelet?
____ is a naturally occurring anticoagulant on the surface of blood vessel endothelial cells.
how many mg of iron are removed with 10mL of blood in an infant?
4 mg of iron