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  • Carotid Arteries
    anatomy Either of the two principal arteries on both sides of the neck that supply blood to the head and neck; each divides into two branches, the ...
  • Carotid Body
    anatomy A small cluster of chemoreceptive and supporting cells located near the bifurcation of the internal carotid artery. The carotid body, which is richly supplied ...
  • Carotid Sinus
    anatomy The dilated portion of the common carotid artery at its bifurcation into external and internal carotids. It contains baroreceptors which, when stimulated, cause...
  • Cell-Derived Microparticles
    anatomy Extracellular membrane vesicles generated by the shedding of CELL MEMBRANES blebs. Microparticles originating from PLATELETS; ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; and other cell ...
  • Cerebral Arteries
    anatomy The arterial blood vessels supplying the CEREBRUM.
  • Chemoreceptor Cells
    anatomy Cells specialized to detect chemical substances and relay that information centrally in the nervous system. Chemoreceptor cells may monitor external stimuli, as...
  • Chin
    anatomy The anatomical frontal portion of the mandible, also known as the mentum, that contains the line of fusion of the two separate halves of the mandible (symphysis...
  • Chorionic Villi
    anatomy The threadlike, vascular projections of the chorion. Chorionic villi may be free or embedded within the DECIDUA forming the site for exchange of substances ...
  • Choroid Plexus
    anatomy A villous structure of tangled masses of BLOOD VESSELS contained within the third, lateral, and fourth ventricles of the BRAIN. It regulates ...
  • Colostrum
    anatomy The thin, yellow, serous fluid secreted by the mammary glands during pregnancy and immediately postpartum before lactation begins. It consists of ...
  • Coronary Sinus
    anatomy A short vein that collects about two thirds of the venous blood from the MYOCARDIUM and drains into the RIGHT ATRIUM. Coronary sinus, normally ...
  • Ductus Arteriosus
    anatomy A fetal blood vessel connecting the pulmonary artery with the descending aorta.
  • Endocrine Cells
    anatomy Secretory cells of the ductless glands. They secrete HORMONES directly into the blood circulation (internal secretion) to be carried to the ...
  • Endocrine Glands
    anatomy Ductless glands that secrete HORMONES directly into the BLOOD CIRCULATION. These hormones influence the METABOLISM and other functions of cells...
  • Endolymphatic Sac
    anatomy The blind pouch at the end of the endolymphatic duct. It is a storage reservoir for excess ENDOLYMPH, formed by the blood vessels in the ...

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Vial of Blood, and Highlighted Blood Components : This image highlights the vital components of blood: 55% plasma, 1% platelets and white blood cells, and 45% red blood cells.



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