"Circulatory System Vocabulary"
Circulatory System - the system of blood, vessels, and heart concerned with circulation of body fluids.
Plasma - the watery part of blood cell that carries nutrients wastes, and blood cells.
Red Blood Cell - the kind of blood cell that carries oxygen to other body cells.
White Blood Cells - the kind of blood cell that fights germs.
Platelet - a tiny part of a cell that helps stop bleeding.
Artery - the kind of blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart.
Capillary - a tiny blood vessel with thin walls through which oxygen, nutrients, and wastes past
Vein- the kind of blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart.
Atrium - one of two spaces in the top part of the heart that receive blood from veins.
Ventricle - one of two spaces in the bottom part of the heart that pump blood out of the heart.
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