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Anemia An inadequate production of red blood cells
Aorta Main artery of the body
Arteriole One of the small vessels between the arteries and the capillaries
Arteriosclerosis Condition where the arteries thicken and lose their elasticity
Artery Thick walled muscular and elastic vessels that transport oxygenated blood from the heart
Atrium An upper chamber of the heart
Auricle An upper chamber of the heart
Blood vascular system Blood, heart, blood vessels
Capillary Small, microscopic, thin-walled blood vessel
Cardiovascular system Pumps and carries blood through the body
Diffusion Substances move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration
Edema Excess fluids in the interstitial spaces