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endocardium
is a smooth layer of cells that lines the inside of the heart and is continous with the inside of the heart and is contionous in the blood vessels
myocardium
is the muscular middle layer
septum
is a muscular wall that separartes the heart in to the right and left side
right atrium
recieves blood as it returns from the body cells
right ventricle
recieves blood from the right atrium and pumps the blood into the pulmonary artery.
left atrium
recieves oxygenated blood from the lungs
left ventricle
recieves oxygenated blood from the lungs
left ventricle
recieves blood from the left atruim and pumps the blood into the aorta for transport to the body cells.
tricuspid valve
is located between the right atrium and the right ventricle.
pulmonary valve
is located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery
mitral valve
is located between the left atrium and the left ventricle
aortic valve
located between the left ventricle and the aorta
diastole
period of rest
systole
ventricle contraction
arteries
carry blood away from the heart
capillaries
connect arterioles with venule the smallest veins
veins
carry blood back to the heart
blood
it flows through the circulatory system is often called a tissue becasue if contains many kinds of cells
plasma
90% water with many dissolved or suspended substances
erythrocytes
red blood cells
moglobin
a complex protein composed of the protein molecule called gobin and the iron compound heme
leukocytes
white blood cells
thrombocytes
called platelets because the lack a nuclei and vary in shape and size
anemia
is an inadequate number of red blood cells, hemoglobin, or both
aneurysm
is a ballooning out of, or sacklike formation on, an arty wall
arteriosclerosis
is a hardening or thicking of the arterial walls, reulting in a loss of elasticity and contractility
atherosclerosis
occurs when fatty plaques are despostited on the walls of arteries of the walls
congestive heart failure
is condition that occurs when the heart muscles do not beat adequately to supply the blood to the body
embolus
is a foreign substance circulating in the bloodstream
hemophillia
the blood is unable to clot
hypertension
high blood pressure
leukemia
malignant disease of the bone marrow
myocardial infarction
heart attack
phlebitis
inflammation of the vein, frequently in the leg
varicose veins
are dilated, swollen veins that have lost elasticity