Science 9 - Section 9.1 Crossword

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4. collect where walls of blood vessels are damaged. Release chemicals that help form clots

7. dissolved glucose in the blood provides ___

9. blood, blood vessels and your heart make up your ___ system

10. tubes which carry blood are called blood ___

13. a protein which grabs oxygen in the lungs and lets go of it in the cells

14. a mineral necessary for production of hemoglobin

15. a condition in which the blood lacks an important clotting protein

17. Your body has roughly 60 __ cells

19. the ___ system fights disease in the body

20. plasma is about 92% __

21. processes in the body are directed by proteins called ___

22. red blood cells are broken down in your __ and the iron is recycled

23. the liquid portion of the blood

24. proteins which try to recognize and destroy foreign matter

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1. red blood cells are shaped like a ___

2. a substance dissolved in blood which controls breathing rate (2 words joined)

3. __ blood cells carry oxygen

5. red blood cells are manufactured inside your ___

6. hemoglobin from old red blood cells ends up in the __ which is used to help digest fats

8. amino acids in the blood are used to build ___

11. an organ where some white blood cells are produced

12. a typical red blood cell lives for about 4 ___

16. cancer of tissue that produces white blood cells

18. white blood cells increase if your body is fighting an ___

20. ___ blood cells are part of the immune system


 

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