artery- Any of the muscular elastic tubes that form a branching system and that carry blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
atrium- the upper chamber of each half of the heart.
capillary- One of the minute blood vessels that connect
valve- A membranous structure in a hollow organ or passage, as in an artery or vein, that folds or closes to prevent the return flow of the body fluid passing through it
vein- Any of the tubular branching vessels that carry blood from the capillaries toward the heart.
ventricle- The two chambers of the heart that are involved in pumping blood.
apex- The narrowed or pointed end
erythrocyte(red blood cell)- corpuscle; one of the formed elements in peripheral blood.
plasma- The clear yellowish fluid portion of blood, lymph,or intramuscular fluid in which
The clear, yellowish fluid portion of blood, lymph, or intramuscular fluid in which cells are suspended.
pulmonary vein and artery-