Glossary of Medical Terms

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Considered a circulating tissue composed of a fluid portion (plasma) with suspended formed elements (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets). Arterial blood is the means by which oxygen and nutrients are transported to tissues, venous blood is the means by which carbon dioxide and metabolic by-products are transported for excretion.
atrial appendage   atrial arrhythmias   atrial arteries   atrial auricle   atrial auricula   atrial bigeminy   atrial branches   atrial capture beat   (4)
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