Jul 092015
 

For centuries, people have known that human blood is a remarkable substance. But they never really knew just how complex it was. Modern science is now showing us all the amazing things it does.

 

 

Vocabulary and definitions

faint – lose consciousness
rejuvenate – give new life
transfusion – a medical procedure where an amount of blood is put into a human
cholesterol-high – a lot of a substance that contains fat and is found in the body tissue and blood of all animals
veins, arteries – tubes that carry blood from the heart and around the body
clotting – forming a solid lump
accelerate – go faster
treated – changed or transformed

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