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leukocytosis
high WBC count
Heparin
substance needed to keep blood from clotting
inborn immunity
immunity that is inherited
natural immunity
exposures to agent is not deliberate
artificial immunity
deliberate exposure to an agent
most numerous cells of the immune system
lymphocytes
2 types of B-cells
Plasma and memory
function of a B-cell
humoral immunity
function of a T-cell
cell-mediated immunity
inspiration
moves air into the lungs
expiration
moves air out of the lungs
carry blood to heart from capillaries
veins
carry blood from heart to capillaries
artery
Which chambers carry deoxynated blood
right atria and right ventricle
pacemaker of the heart
SA node
What is the path of pulmonary circulation
Blood enter heart from superior and inferior vena cava in RA thru tricuspid valve into RV thru pulmonary semilunar valve and pulmonary artery to lungs
what is the path of systemic circulation
Blood enters heart from lungs thru pulmonary veins into LA thru bicuspid into LV thru aortic semilunar valve and Aorta into the body
Afterload
Amount of blood in the left ventricle at the end of diastole;the pressure generated at the end of diastole
Hemodynamics
Study of the movement of blood and the forces that affect it
Preload
amount of resistance the Left ventricle must generate to open the aortic valve
Dysrhythmia
Disturbance of rhythm;arrhythmia
perfusion
passage of blood through the vessels of an organ
Bradycardia
slow heart rate, less than 60bpm
Bradycardia
slow heart rate, less than 60bpm
palpitation
heartbeat that is strong rapid or irregular enough that the person is aware of it
tachycardia
rapid heart rate greater than 100bpm
hypertrophy
enlargement of existing cells resulting in increased size of an organ or tissue
regurgitation
backward flow of blood in the heart
conductivity
ability of the cell to transmit electrical impulses rapidly and efficiently to distant regions of the heart
contractility
capacity for shortening in response to stimuli
automaticity
ability of a cell to generate an impulse without external stimulation
aortic valve
the valve that prevents blood from returning to the LV
Tricuspid valve
the valve that prevents blood from returning to the RA
Mitral or bicuspid valve
valve the prevents blood from returning to the LA
Septum
partition that seperates the heart chambers
pulmonic valve
valve the prevents blood from returning to the RV
Leukopenia
Low WBC count