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  • 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 ...
  • Endothelial Cells
    anatomy Highly specialized EPITHELIAL CELLS that line the HEART; BLOOD VESSELS; and lymph vessels, forming the ENDOTHELIUM. They are polygonal in shape...
  • Endothelium
    anatomy A layer of epithelium that lines the heart, blood vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, VASCULAR), lymph vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, LYMPHATIC), and the serous ...
  • Endothelium, Vascular
    anatomy Single pavement layer of cells which line the luminal surface of the entire vascular system and regulate the transport of macromolecules and ...
  • Enteric Nervous System
    anatomy Two ganglionated neural plexuses in the gut wall which form one of the three major divisions of the autonomic nervous system. The enteric nervous system ...
  • Ependymoglial Cells
    anatomy The macroglial cells of EPENDYMA. They are characterized by bipolar cell body shape and processes that contact BASAL LAMINA around blood ...
  • Erythrocyte Membrane
    anatomy The semi-permeable outer structure of a red blood cell. It is known as a red cell 'ghost' after HEMOLYSIS.
  • Erythrocytes
    anatomy Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.

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Blood

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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