Cardiovascular System-Rushing

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Cardiovascular System-Rushing
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  1. a muscular pump that is made of cardiac muscle tissue
    heart
  2. tissue that carries all of the nutrients, wastes, hormones, etc to and from body cells
    blood
  3. blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
    veins
  4. muscular blood vessels that carry blood away from heart
    arteries
  5. smallest blood vessels
    capillaries
  6. connect tiny veins to capillaries
    venules
  7. subdivided arteries that join with capillaries
    arterioles
  8. recieves deoxygenated blood from all over body
    right atrium
  9. pumps deoxygenated blood out of the heart and into pulmonary arteries
    right ventricle
  10. pumps oxygenated blood out of heart through aorta and to cells of body
    left ventricle
  11. recieve oxygenated blood thats returning from lungs
    left atrium
  12. largest artery in body, takes oxygenated blood from left ventricle, out of heart to the rest of the body
    aorta
  13. transport oxygenated blood back to left atrium
    pulmonary veins
  14. takes deoxygenated blood from right ventricle from heart to lungs
    pulmonary arteries
  15. between left atrium and left ventricle
    bicuspid valve
  16. between right atrium and right ventricle
    tricuspid valve
  17. between left ventricle and aorta
    aortic valve
  18. between right venticle and pulmonary trunk
    pulmonary valve
  19. thick muscular wall that separates the right and left sides of the heart, and prevents deoxygenated and oxygenated blood from mixing
    septum
  20. a tough loose fitting sac that covers heart
    pericardium
  21. strong fibrous strings of connective tissue that connect to the papillary muscles, and the bottowm of the bicuspid and tricuspid valve
    chordae tendineae
  22. small mounds of cardiac muscle tissue in walls of ventricles
    papillary muscles
  23. large vein that brings deoxygenated blood from the lower regions of body back to the right atrium
    inferior vena cava
  24. large vein that brings deoxygenated blood from the upper regions of the body to the right atrium
    superior vena cava
  25. mass of tissue that initiates one pulse after another
    sinoatrial node (S-A node)
  26. mass of specialized tissue that makes ventricles contract
    atrioventricular node (A-V node)
  27. branches that carry impulse into ventricles
    purkinje fibers
  28. delivers blood deep into hearts myocardium
    coronary arteries
  29. carry blood back to the coronary sinus
    cardiac veins
  30. large vein on posterior side of heart; empties deoxygenated blood into right atrium
    coronary sinus
  31. outer layer of heart wall
    epicardium
  32. middle layer of heart wall
    myocardium
  33. inner layer of heart wall
    endocardium
  34. red blood cells
    erythrocytes
  35. white blood cells
    leukocytes
  36. small bits of cytoplasm from giant cells of the bone marrow
    platelets
  37. a yellowish fluid that transports cells, food, water, wastes, hormones, and other dissolved substances
    plasma
  38. responsible for red color; contains iron and bonds easily with oxygen
    hemoglobin

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