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cardiovascular lymphatic system
Symptoms: susceptible to infection, sever anemia, and uncontrolled bleeding
Treatment of leukemia
chemotheraly, radiation, bone marrow transplant
Symptoms: heart functioning inefficiently, oxygenated blood mixing with oxygen-depleted blood
congenital heart defect
Treatment of Congenital heart defect
medication, surgery, heart transplant
Symptoms: none, blood pressure read ing 160/100, 30 lbs overweight, smoker
Treatment of hypertension
medication --> diet
small vessels that carry blood from arterioles and small vessels called venules, which empty into veins
the oxygen-carrying protein in blood
the clear fluid that fills the spaces around body cells
types of cells in the blood that cause blood clots to form
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
the fluid in which other parts of the blood are suspended
a microorganism that causes disease
Explain the main functions of the cardiovascular system.
Delivers blood through body
Explain the role of the lymphatic system
move and filter lymph, clear fluid that fills space around body cells
Name some causes of cardiovascular problems
illness, diet aging
Which structure of the lungs does the trachea branch out into?
Which respiratory problem is characterized by symptoms inculding a cough, fever, fatigue, and weight loss?
Which disease progressively destroys the walls of the alveoli?
Which body part is also called the windpipe?
Which respiratory problem is characterized by an invuluntary contraction of smooth airway muscles that leads to chest tightness and breathing difficulties?
Which muscle allows breathing to occur
Explain the role of the respiratory system?
to inhale oxygen
Name the respiratory system's three main components.
lungs trachea, diaphragm
Explain why it is important to maintain your respiratory health.
It affects all other body systems
nasal congestion, fever, headache
cough, fever, chills, chest pains
cough fever, fatigue, chest pain.
difficulty breathing, chronic cough
found within the chest cavity; protected by the ribs; air naturally flows into these
vioce box; connects the trhorad and trachea; contains the vocal cords
separates the chest from the abdominal cavity; the base of the chest cavity; contracts along with muscles between ribs
flap of tissue; above the larnyx; closes off entrane to larynx and trachea
Air moves into the lungs through this; branches out into bronchi