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Cardiovascular

The heart and blood vessels, by which blood is pumped and circulated through the body.

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Cardiovascular

brachial veins

Anatomy; Cardiovascular

In human anatomy, the brachial veins that brachial artery vein comitantes in the right arm. Because they are in for a muscle, they are considered within the blood vessels. Certainly brachial artery ...

Red blood cell

Anatomy; Cardiovascular

A cell that is shaped like a disc and is found in the blood of humans and other vertebrates. They contain hemoglobin.

Ventricular fibrillation

Anatomy; Allergies and allergens

An erratic, disorganised firing of impulses from the ventricles. The ventricles quiver and are unable to contract or pump blood to the body. This is a medical emergency that must be treated with ...

Capillary

Anatomy; Cardiovascular

A tiny blood vessel that connects the smallest arteries to the smallest veins is called capillary.

Clot

Anatomy; Cardiovascular

A lump that forms when a liquid, such as blood, thickens and sticks together to form a clot.

Haemoglobin

Anatomy; Cardiovascular

A protein in the blood that contains iron and carries molecules of oxygen from the lungs to the tissues of the body.

Jugular vein

Anatomy; Cardiovascular

Either of two large veins, each on one side of the neck. The jugular veins carry blood from the head.

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