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Cardiovascular system

Another term for circulatory system


Prefix meaning heart


Prefix meaning vessels

Blood, Blood vessels, heart

Anatomy of the Circulatory System?

Physiology of Circulatory System

transportation highway fro nutrients, gases, waste removal, hormones and heat exchange; battle grounds for white blood cells and pathogens; clotting mechanisms to prevent loss of fluids

Liquid connective tissue

What type of tissue is blood?

7.2 is neutral

Alkaline pH of blood is?

Viscous fluid

Thick fluid


# of liters of blood for a man?


# of liters of blood for a woman

Oxygen concentration

What does the color of blood depoend on?

Plasma and Blood cells

What are the two things is blood made up of?

Blood Plasma

55% of blood is this. This is made up of 90% water and 10% solutes.

Bone Marrow

Where are blood cells produced?


What percent of blood is blood cells?

Red, White and Platelets

What are the three types of blood cells

Carry O2 and CO2

What is the function of RBCs?

immune protection or soldiers

What is the function of WBCs?

clotting mechanisms

What is the function of platlets?


cells that play a key role in clotting, called platelets


an iron based protein located on RBCs that loves O2 and CO2 and assists in transport


Prefix meaning blood


Suffix meaning protein

epithelial, connective and smooth muscle

What three tissues are the blood vessels made from?


These carry blood away from the heart, have thicker and stronger walls, have the highest BP


These carry blood to the heart, have lower BP and possess periodic valves to prevent back flow.


These are one layer thick epithelium, have diffusion and exchange potential, are the functional unit of the system.

arteries, arterioles, arterial capillaries, venous capillaries, venuoles, veins

list the blood vessels and where the blood travels away from the heart and back to the heart

epithelial, connective, cardiac muscle

What are the tissue of the heart


a muscular pump made up of cardiac muscle

Hypothalamus and medulla oblongata

What portions of the nervous system control the heart?


Which parts of the heart are receivers?


Which parts of the heart are deliverers?

Right atrium

This part of the heart receives blood from the body

Left Atrium

This part of the heart receives blood from the lungs

Right ventricle

This part of the heart pumps blood to the lungs

Left Ventricle

This part of the heart pumps blood to the body


The Endocardium, the inner most layer of the heart, made up of what type of tissue?

Endocardium, Myocardium, epicardium, pericardium

What are the four tissue layers of the heart (from the innermost to the outermost)?


This layer of the heart is the inner covering, continuous with lining of blood vessels.


This layer of the heart is the heart's muscle, cardiac muscle, and is highly vascular


This layer of the heart is vascular serous membrane


This layer of the heart is made up of two layers, the outer layer is tough fibrous cconnective tissue, the inner double layer is with serous fluid between keeps lubrication and prevents friction.


Prefix meaning Muscle


deviation from normal heart rate, abnormal, irregular


slow heart rate


fast heart rate




opening of the blood vessels


constricting of blood vessels


increase in blood flow to an area


lack of blood flow to an area

Lymph glands, organs, fluid, vessels, Lymphnodes, and Lymphocytes

What is the anatomy of the Lyphatic System?

Lymph nodes

part of the lymphatic system that has the only function of filtering lymph



Lymph fluid

part of the lymph system that is the blood MINUS blood cells


part of the lymph systems that are specialized WBCs


suffix meaning cells

Physiology of the Lymphatic System

Drainage, prevents swelling; immunity against disease, T cells and B cells, secondary function:absorption of certain vitamins a, d, e, k

Toward the subclavian vein

What is the direction the Lypmph fluid flows?

Venous Blood Stream

Where does the subclavian vein dump in to?

Spleen, Thymus gland, Bone marrow, Lymph nodes

What are the organs of the Lymphatic system (4)?


This organ destroys old blood cells and pathogens. Has a substantial blood flow

Thymus gland

This organ receive immature T Cells, matures then, inactive with age.

Bone marrow

This organ produces lymphocytes, mature B Cells

Lymph nodes

This organ is the only place where lypmh is filtered


White blood cells that hang out in the lymph syste and fight off pathogens.

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