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Cardiovascular system
aka circulatory system made up of heart blood vessels and blood
eretrocyte
Red blood cells takes oxygen to all parts of body also helps with bone marrow
Heart
is a hollow muscular organ that pumps blood through body. Right side pumps to lungs Left side pumps to rest of body
Arteries
blood vessels that carry blood AWAY from heart
Cappilaries
tiny vessels where substances are exchanged between blood and body cells
Veins
Carries blood BACK TO heart
Deoxygentated blood
Blood with little oxygen and much CO2
Thrombocyte
platelets that help blood clot
Oxygentated blood
blood rich in oxygen
Right Atrium
upper chamber RECEIVES blood from body when it IS LOW IN OXYGEN AND HIGH IN CO2
Left Atrium
Oxygen rich blood moves from the lungs into the left atrium
right ventricle
lower chamber pumps oxygen poor blood out of heart to lungs
left ventricle
pumps oxygen rich blood to all parts of body
pacemaker
group of cells in right atrium. Sends a signal that makes heart muscle contract regulates the beating of heart
arteriole
connects the artery and cappilary
venule
connects the vein with the cappilary
aorta
largest blood vessel in the body the aorta carries blood from the left ventricle to the body
septum
thick muscular wall separates the left side from right side. prevents oxygen rich and oxygen poor blood from mixing in heart
valve
flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backwards
difusion
the process by which molicules move from an area which they are highly concentrated to an area which is less concentrated
veracose veins
when a valve in a vein isn't working and blod travels backward causing blood to collect and vein to swell.
plasma
the liquid part of blood
hemolgobin
Iron containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules puts oxygen in red blood cells
eucocyte
white blood cells these are the bodies disease fighters
fibrent
a net of tiny fibers that is found in platelets that clot blood
blood transfusion
transfuses blood from one person to another
lymphatic system
a network of veinlike vessels that returns fluid to the blood streams lymph
lymph
fluid inside lymphatic system disolved minerals and glucose
lymph nodes
as lymph flows through the lymphatic system it passes through small knobs of tissue
closed circulatory system
all blood is incased in a tube somewhere in your body
systole
systolic is the plural for systoy