Apologia General Science Module 14 vocab

Question Answer
veins blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
arteries blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
capillaries tiny, thin-walled blood vessels that allow the exchange of gases and nutrients between the blood and cells and are located between arteries and veins
platelets the smallest "cells" in your body, that are actually pieces of a kind of white blood cell. They aid in blood clotting.
blood clotting the process that keeps us from bleeding to death when we are cut
antibodies chemicals that are released into the blood to fight the pathogen
respiratory system the system that controls how we breathe
diaphragm the most important skeletal muscle
hemoglobin the protein in red blood cells that gives blood its red color

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