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Arteries
Carry blood away from the heart
Arterioles
Baby arteries
Veins
Carry blood to heart
Venules
Baby veins
Capillaries
transition vessels fed by arterioles
Blood color
Bright red - high in oxygen (arteries)


Dark red - low in oxygen (veins)
Interventricular Septum
seperates left & right ventricles (lower chambers) of the heart
Superior Vena Cava
Blood from head, neck, chest, & upper extremities
Inferior Vena Cava
Blood from trunk, organs, & lower extremities
Bicuspid Valve
Mitral valva (left AV valve) between left atrium & left ventricle
Tricuspid Valve
(right AV valve) between right atrium & right ventricle
Right Ventricle
Fed by right coronary artery
Left Ventricle
Fed by left coronary artery
Hemostasis
Blood stoppage
Embolus
Moving / floating clot
Thrombus
Stationary clot
SA Node
AKA pacemaker, right atrium near entrance to the superior vena cava
RBC
Carry oxygen & carbon dioxide, AKA erthrocytes - hemoglobin
WBC
Leukocytes, neutrophils, basophils, esinophils, lymphocytes - antibodies monocytes
Thrombocytes
AKA platelets - aid in clotting - anticoagulants - ASA, heparin, coumadin
Universal Donor
Type O
Universal Recipiant
Type AB
Angina
Chest pain with exertion
Aneurysm
Localized weakening of blood vessel wall
Artherosclerosis
Hardening of the arteries due to plaque
Leukemia
Bone marrow cancer - elevated immature, ineffective WBC
Arrythmia
Abnormal heart rhythm
Tunica Interna
Innermost layer of blood vessels
Tunica Media
Middle layer of blood vessels
Tunica Externa
Outermost layer of blood vessels