Cardiovascular

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Cardiovascular
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  1. Symptoms: susceptible to infection, sever anemia, and uncontrolled bleeding
    Leukemia
  2. Treatment of leukemia
    chemotheraly, radiation, bone marrow transplant
  3. Symptoms: heart functioning inefficiently, oxygenated blood mixing with oxygen-depleted blood
    congenital heart defect
  4. Treatment of Congenital heart defect
    medication, surgery, heart transplant
  5. Symptoms: none, blood pressure read ing 160/100, 30 lbs overweight, smoker
    hypertension
  6. Treatment of hypertension
    medication --> diet
  7. small vessels that carry blood from arterioles and small vessels called venules, which empty into veins
    capillaries
  8. the oxygen-carrying protein in blood
    hemoglobin
  9. the clear fluid that fills the spaces around body cells
    lymph
  10. types of cells in the blood that cause blood clots to form
    platelets
  11. a measure of the amount of force that the blood places on the walls of blood vessels, particulary large arteries, as it is pumped through the body
    blood pressure
  12. the fluid in which other parts of the blood are suspended
    plasma
  13. a microorganism that causes disease
    pathogen
  14. Explain the main functions of the cardiovascular system.
    Delivers blood through body
  15. Explain the role of the lymphatic system
    move and filter lymph, clear fluid that fills space around body cells
  16. Name some causes of cardiovascular problems
    illness, diet aging
  17. Which structure of the lungs does the trachea branch out into?
    bronchi
  18. Which respiratory problem is characterized by symptoms inculding a cough, fever, fatigue, and weight loss?
    tuberculosis
  19. Which disease progressively destroys the walls of the alveoli?
    emphysema
  20. Which body part is also called the windpipe?
    trachea
  21. Which respiratory problem is characterized by an invuluntary contraction of smooth airway muscles that leads to chest tightness and breathing difficulties?
    asthma
  22. Which muscle allows breathing to occur
    diaphragm
  23. Explain the role of the respiratory system?
    to inhale oxygen
  24. Name the respiratory system's three main components.
    lungs trachea, diaphragm
  25. Explain why it is important to maintain your respiratory health.
    It affects all other body systems
  26. sinusitis
    nasal congestion, fever, headache
  27. bronchitis
    coughing, wheezing
  28. pneuonia
    cough, fever, chills, chest pains
  29. tuberculosis
    cough fever, fatigue, chest pain.
  30. emphysema
    difficulty breathing, chronic cough
  31. asthma
    chest tightness
  32. found within the chest cavity; protected by the ribs; air naturally flows into these
    lungs
  33. vioce box; connects the trhorad and trachea; contains the vocal cords
    larynx
  34. separates the chest from the abdominal cavity; the base of the chest cavity; contracts along with muscles between ribs
    diaphragm
  35. flap of tissue; above the larnyx; closes off entrane to larynx and trachea
    epiglottis
  36. Air moves into the lungs through this; branches out into bronchi
    trachea

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