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plasma vidd w/s

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heart, blood, blood vessels
three parts of cardiovascular system
transportation
function of the cardiovascular system
pericardium
a loose fitting membrane that surrounds and protects the heart
4
total chambers of the heart
atria
upper chambers
ventricles
lower chambers
diastole
heart at rest
systole
heart at work pumping blood
away from
arteries carry blood ________ the heart
toward
veins carry blood ________ the heart
the only fluid tissue
unique fact about blood
arterioles
smaller arteries
aorta
largest artery
vena cava
largest vein
transportation (lots of hemoglobin to carry oxygen)
job of red blood cells (erythrocytes)
prevent blood loss by clotting
job of the platelets (thrombocytes)
combat toxic microbes when enter body, fight cancer
job of white blood cells
plasma
helps distrtibute heat, doesnt contain red blood cells, liquid portion of blood, transport cells that make up tissues
protect against disease (allows cells to meet at lymph nodes, so no organs get over run) and transports facts to blood
job of lymphatic system
major organs in lymphatic system
spleen, thymus, tonsils, peyers patches
blood pressure (hypertension)
most common form of heart disease, amount of resistance heart has to pump against
120/80
normal blood pressure
140/90 or higher
high blood pressure
heart disease
#1 killer in america