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(N) Blood System

(N) Blood System
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noun blood

Translation: sangre

Definition of blood in English

Reddish, liquid tissue that, pumped by the heart, circulates through the blood vesselsof the body, transporting cells, oxygen, nutrients, and waste products.

Definition of blood in Spanish

Tejido líquido de color rojizo que, impulsado por el corazón, circula a través de los vasos sanguíneos del cuerpo transportando células, oxígeno, nutrientes y productos de desecho.

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noun blood plasma

Translation: plasma

Definition of blood plasma in English

Liquid component of the blood left over when blood cells are removed.

Definition of blood plasma in Spanish

Componente líquido de la sangre una vez extraídas las células sanguíneas.

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noun serum

Translation: suero sanguíneo

Definition of serum in English

Protein-rich component of the blood which, outside of the organism and after eliminating coagulated substances, remains in a liquid state.

Definition of serum in Spanish

Componente de la sangre rico en proteínas y de color ámbar que, fuera del organismo y tras eliminar las sustancias coaguladas, permanece en estado líquido.

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noun blood cell

Translation: glóbulo

Definition of blood cell in English

Round cell present in some body fluids, especially in the blood.

Definition of blood cell in Spanish

Célula redondeada presente en algunos fluidos corporales, especialmente en la sangre.

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noun erythrocyte

Translation: eritrocito

Definition of erythrocyte in English

Red, round or oval-shaped blood cell, present in the blood, which transports oxygen throughout the body.

Definition of erythrocyte in Spanish

Célula sanguínea de color rojo con forma redonda u ovalada, cuya función principal es transportar oxígeno por todo el organismo.

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noun leukocyte

Translation: leucocito

Definition of leukocyte in English

Round, clear blood cell whose main function is to defend the body against external invaders such as bacteria or viruses.

Definition of leukocyte in Spanish

Célula sanguínea redondeada e incolora, cuya función principal es defender al organismo contra agresores externos, como las bacterias y los virus.

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noun platelet

Translation: plaqueta

Definition of platelet in English

Cell fragment present in the blood, which forms blood clots and repairs damaged blood vessels.

Definition of platelet in Spanish

Fragmento celular presente en la sangre cuya función principal es formar de coágulos sanguíneos y la reparar vasos sanguíneos dañados.

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noun bone marrow

Translation: médula ósea

Definition of bone marrow in English

Soft, spongy tissue found in the interior of large, flat bones, which produces all blood cells.

Definition of bone marrow in Spanish

Tejido esponjoso y blando localizado en el interior hueco de los huesos largos y de los huesos planos, cuya función es producir todas las células sanguíneas del organismo.

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noun spleen

Translation: bazo

Definition of spleen in English

Vascular organ in the upper left part of the abdomen, whose main function is to destroy aged red blood cells.

Definition of spleen in Spanish

Órgano vascular localizado en la parte superior izquierda del abdomen, cuya función principal es la destrucción de glóbulos rojos envejecidos.