This Glossary Page is intended to be filled by the Science Class students from San Jorge School.

Biology: The study or science of life.
Cell: Is the basic unit of life.
Blood vessels: arteries, veins, and capillaries are all blood vessels.
Artery: a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart.
Vein: a blood vessel that carries blood to the heart.
Capillary: a very small blood vessel that connects an artery and a vein.
Heart: a muscular organ that pumps blood to the lungs and the body.
Lungs: organs that take in oxygen from the air and remove carbon dioxide from the body.
Circulatory system: the system that carries blood around the body. It is composed of the
heart, lungs, arteries, veins, and capillaries.
Pulse: the beating of the heart that can be felt by pressing on an artery.
Pulse rate: measurement of how fast the heart is beating.
Cardiologist: a doctor who diagnoses and treats problems with the heart.
Pediatrician: a doctor who treats children.