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also called the circulatory system cardiovascular system
hollow muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
recieves blood that comes into the heart atrium
pumps blood out of the heart ventricle
flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backwards valve
sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
blood vessels that cary blood away from the heart arteries
tiny, narrow, blood vessels capillaries
blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart veins
the largest artery in the body aorta
carry blood to the heart itself coronary arteries
caused by the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery wall pulse
the process in which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
the force blood exerts against the walls of the blood vessels blood pressure
the liquid part of blood plasma
take oxygen in the lungs and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body red blood cells
an iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin
the body's disease fighters white blood cells
cell fragments that play a key role in forming blood clots platelets
your body's drainage system lymphatic system
consists of water and dissolved matierials such as glucose lymph
filter lymph lymph nodes
a condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials atheroschlerosis
when blood flow to a part of the heart muscle is blocked heart attack
a disorder in which a person's blood pressure is conistently higher than normal- usually defined as greater than 140/90 hypertension

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Circulatory System Crossword

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place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

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The Circulatory System Word Search

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flow
pulse
beat
pump
cardiovascular
red blood cells
white blood cells
platelets
plasma
pressure
blood vessels
aorta
vena cava
jugular
carotid artery
mesenteric artery
hepatic vein
renal artery
pulmonary vein
heart
lungs
kidneys
liver
carbon dioxide
oxygen
heart attack
stroke
angina
pacemaker
myocardial infarction

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Chapter 3 Crossword

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Consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood Cardiovascular System
A hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood Heart
The upper chamber of the heart that receives blood that comes into the heart Atrium
The lower chamber of the heart that pumps blood out of the heart Ventricle
A flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward Valve
A group of heart cells that sends out signals that make he heart muscle contract. Pacemaker
Blood Vessels that carry blood away from the heart. Arteries
Tiny, narrow vessels. Capillaries
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Veins
The first branches of the aorta that carry blood to the heart itself. Coronary Arteries
________ is caused by the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery wall. Pulse
Process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration. Diffusion
The force blood exerts against the walls of blood vessels. Blood Pressure
The liquid part of blood Plasma
Deliver oxygen from the lungs to cells elsewhere in the body. Red Blood Cells
________ is an iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules. Hemoglobin
The body's disease fighters. White Blood Cells
_______ are cell fragments that play an important part in forming blood clots. Platelets
The body's drainage system. Lymphatic System
The fluid inside the lymphatic system is called ________. Lymph
Small knobs of tissue. Lymph Nodes
A condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials. Atherosclerosis
A _____________ occurs when blood flow to part of the heart is blocked. Heart Attack
____________ is a disorder in which a person's blood pressure is consistently higher than normal. Hypertension

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Circulatory system and blood Crossword

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in warm conditions, the diameter of small blood vessels near the surface of the body increases, which increases blood flow vasodilation
in cold conditions, the diameter of small blood vessels near the surface of the body decreases, which reduces blood flow vasoconstriction
vessel that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium pulmonary vein
vessel that carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs pulmonary artery
cell fragments which help in blood clotting platelets
straw-coloured liquid part of blood plasma
bright red substance formed when oxygen binds to haemoglobin in red blood cells; this is how oxygen is transported to tissues oxyhaemoglobin
white blood cells that produce antibodies and antitoxins to destroy pathogens lymphocytes
chemical found in red blood cells which binds to oxygen to transport it around the body haemoglobin
the net movement of particles from a high concentration to a lower concentration (along their concentration gradient) diffusion
small blood vessels that are one cell thick and permeable for diffusion of gases; join arteries to veins capillaries
blood vessels with thick elastic walls that carry oxygenated blood away from the heart under high pressure arteries
artery that carries oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to tissues around the body aorta
the anterior (nearer to the head) chambers of the heart that receive blood from the body or lungs atrium
vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the body to the right atrium vena cava
the lower chambers of the heart that pump blood around the body (left) or back to the lungs (right) ventricles
muscle that makes up the heart; it continuously contracts and relaxes cardiac muscle
blood cells with a concave shape which are adapted to the transport of oxygen. As they move through the blood vessels they carry oxygen from the lungs to body cells red blood cells

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Cardiovascular System Crossword

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the fluid portion of the blood plasma
red blood cells erythrocytes
the oxygen-transporting pigment of erythrocytes hemoglobin
white blood cell leukocytes
a white blood cell with secretory granules in its cytoplasm (ex. eosinophil/basophil) granulocytes
the most abundant of the white blood cells neutrophils
granular white blood cells whose granules readily take up a stain called eosin eosinophils
white blood cells whose granules stain deep blue with basic dye; have a relatively pale nucleus and granular-appearing cytoplasm basophils
white blood cells with a one-lobed nucleus. no granules in cytoplasm agranuloctyes
agranular white blood cells formed in the bone marrow that mature in the lymphoid tissue lymphocytes
large single-nucleus white blood cell; agranular leukocyte monocytes
one of the irregular cell fragments of blood; involved in clotting platelets
formation of blood cells hematopoiesis
stem cells that give rise to all the formed elements of the blood hemocytoblast
the stopping of a flow of blood hemostasis
the stout wall separating the lower chambers of the heart from one another interventricular septum
begins at the base of the right ventricle, branches into two pulmonary arteries which deliver deoxygenated blood to the corresponding lung pulmonary trunk
bicuspid and tricuspid atrioventricular valves
cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart (heart strings) chordae tendineae
lub dub, lub dub heart sounds
a condition in which the heart produces or is apt to produce a recurring sound indicative of disease or damage murmur
abnormally high blood pressure hypertension
a disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls atherosclerosis
the membranous sac enveloping the heart pericardium
a chamber of the heart receiving blood from the veins; superior heart chambers atria
discharging chambers of the heart ventricles
system of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the lungs for gas exchange pulmonary circulation
major systemic artery; arises from the left ventricle of the heart aorta
systems of blood vessels that carries nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood to all the body organs systemic circulation
valves that prevent blood return to the ventricles after contraction semilunar valves
the contraction phase of heart activity systole
a period (between contractions) of relaxation of the heart during which it fills with blood diastole
a volume of blood ejected by a ventricle during systole stroke volume
sequence of events encompassing one complete contraction and relaxation of the atria and ventricles of the heart cardiac cycle

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The Human Heart By: Lewis Eberle Crossword

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What type of circulation does the heart use? Cornaryciccluation
How many sections are in your heart? four
How many ventricles are there in your body? two
How many atrium's are in your body? two
Which large vein brings oxygen/poor blood from the upper parts of the body to the right atrium? superior vena cava
Brngs oxygen/poor blood from lower regions of the body to the right atrium? Inferior vena cava
This chamber of the heart receives deoxygenated blood from the body. Right atrium
The chamber of the heart that pumps oxygen/ poor blood to the lungs. Right ventricle
Carries poor oxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the left lung. Left pulmonary Artery
Blood vessels that carry oxygenated from the lungs to the left atrium. Pulmonary veins
Divides the left and right chambers of the heart. Septum
circulation of blood between the heart and lungs. Pulmonary circulation
Tiny, thin walled blood vessels that allow the exchange of gasses and nutrients between the blood and the cells of the body. Capillaries
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Veins
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart. Arteries
Colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended. Plasma
Tiny disk shaped bodies in the blood, very important in blood clot formation. Platelets
Blood cells containing hemoglobin that carry oxygen through the bloodstream. Red blood cells
Disease fighting cells in Blood cells containing hemoglobin that carry oxygen through the bloodstream. White blood cells
What are the different types of blood? A, B, AB, O.
The blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) after the contraction of the heart while the chambers of the heart refill with blood. diastolic pressure
The blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) during the contraction of the left ventricle of the heart. systolic pressure
Circulation that supplies blood to all the body except to the lungs. Systemic circulation
The system of heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body. Cardiovasuclar system

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The Circulatory System Crossword

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An organ system that takes oxygen and nutrients to every corner of your body Circulatorysystem
The movement of blood through the blood vessels. Circulation
The blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart. Arteries
The tubes that blood moves through. Bloodvessel
The smallest blood vessels connecting arteries and veins Capillaries
The heart is divided into four parts called _____________. Chambers
The two upper chambers of the heart that receive blood first. Atriums
The two lower chambers of the heart that receive blood second. Ventricles
The flap in the heart that keeps the blood flowing in the right direction. Valve
A measure of your heartbeat. Pulse
The liquid that Carries nutrients, dissolved gasses and other substances. Plasma
the substance to which oxygen and carbon dioxide attach. Hemoglobin
The cell that destroys harmful organisms. Whitebloodcell
The cells that carry oxygen and carbon dioxide through the body. Redbloodcell
The cells that help blood clot. Platelet

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Circulatory System Crossword

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The largest artery in the body. Aorta
A term for an abnormal heartbeat Arrhythmia
A vessel that usually carries oxygen-rich blood to the body. Artery
Upper chambers of the heart Atria
The pressure of blood in the arteries Blood pressure
Unit for blood pressure mmHg
Aid in blood clotting Platelets
The heart valve between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery Pulmonary valve
The muscular wall dividing the left and right side of the heart Septum
A disruption of blood flow to the brain Stroke
The doors between the chambers of the heart. Valves
Scientific term for a white blood cell Leucocyte
Acts as a pump Heart
A delivery chamber for blood Ventricle
Its thin layer allows for easy diffusion of gases Capillary
Mounds of fat and debris deposited in the arterial walls. Plaque
Location where blood cells are made Bone Marrow
A cancer of white blood cells Leukemia
The part of the cardiac cycle in which the heart relaxes and blood fills the chambers Diastole
A device that measures blood pressure Spygomomanometer

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Circulatory system Crossword

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The system that is made up of the heart, blood vessels, and blood Circulatory system
Is a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backwards Valve
Another name for the circulatory system Cardio
Another name for the circulatory system Cardiovascular system
A group of cells that adjusts the speed of the heart beat Pacemaker
The largest artery Aorta
Number of lower chambers Two
A kind of blood vessel Veins
Substances are exchanged between the body and blood cells Capillaries
The muscular organ that pumps blood through the body Heart
What type of muscle is the heart made of? Cardiac muscle
The sound that the heart makes Lubdub
Two organs that helps us breathe Lungs
What moves from the lungs into the blood Oxygen
The name of the upper chambers Atrium

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The Heart Crossword

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Your heart is located in the ____ middle
Your heart is one giant ____ Pump
Your heart circulates blood through ___ pathways two
Body's largest artery Aorta
Brings deoxygenated blood from the body to the heartS Superiorvenacava
vein that carries deoxygenated blood from lower body to the heart Inferiorvenacava
Carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs Pulmonaryartery
takes oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium Pulmonaryvein
oxygen-rich blood from the lungs enters the left atrium through pulmonary vein Leftatrium
receives deoxygenated blood from the body rightatrium
recieves oxygenated blood from the left atrium and pumps it through the aorta leftventricle
responsible for pumping oxygen depleted blood to the lungs rightventricle
prevents back flow of the blood into right atrium tricuspidvalve
also known as the mitral valve, permits blood to flow one way only bicuspidvalve

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