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Inflammatory reactive airway disease that is commonly chronic Asthma
Autosomal-recessive disease that causes dysfunction of the exocrine glands Cystic Fibrosis
The organism usually responsible for this disease is Haemophilus influenza (H. influenza, primary type B). Epiglottitis
Inflammatory disorder of the middle ear Otitis Media
There is an abnormal opening between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. (Abrv.) PDA
Consists of four defects: 1. PS 2. VSD 3. Overriding aorta 4. Right ventricular hypertrophy Tetralogy of Fallot
Result of valvular malfunction and backflow of urine into the ureters (and higher) from the bladder (severe cases are associated with hydronephrosis). Vesicoureteral Reflex
Acute, rapidly progressing encephalopathy and hepatic dysfunction Reye Syndrome
Bacterial inflammatory disorder of the meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord. Bacterial Meningitis
Uncontrolled electrical discharges of neurons in the brain. Seizures
An acute systemic vasculitis that can cause damage to vessels, including the coronary arteries that supply blood flow to the heart. Kawasaki Disease
The most common cause of acquired heart disease in children Rheumatic Fever
Condition in which the heart is unable to pump effectively the volume of blood that is presented to it. (Abrv.) CHF
Pulmonary artery and aorta do not separate. Truncus Arteriosus
Congenital absence of autonomic parasympathetic ganglion cells in a distal portion of the colon and rectum. Hirschsprung Disease
Inherited bleeding disorder Hemophilia

Heart anatomy crossword

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What artery supplies oxygenated blood to the circulatory system? Aorta
What are the tubes called that help blood circulate blood throughout the body? Veins
What are the tubes called the are surrounded in muscular tissue and help oxygenate the blood? Arterys
The two upper cavities of the heart, they help to pass blood through the heart. Atrium
What are the two main sides of the heart called? Ventricles
The muscular tissue of the heart. Cardiac Tissue
The portion of the heart separating the two chambers of the heart. Septum
The fine blood vessels running through the heart. Capillaritis
The vein through the heart that carries the deoxygenated blood. Vena Cava
The valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle. Mitral Valve
The artery that carries blood from the right ventricle to the lungs. Pulmonary Artery

Structure of the heart Crossword

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Main artery of the body Aorta
Carries blood from upper body Inferior Vena Cava
Carries blood from lower body Supeior Vena Cava
Left lower chamber of heart that receives blood from the left atrium Left Ventricle
Deoxygenated blood enters from Inferior Vena Cava to this chamber Right Atrium
Carries high O2 blood towards the heart Veins
The Semilunar Valve seperating the Aorta from the Left Ventricle that prevents bloodflow backwards Aortic Valve
Acts as a holding chamber for blood returning from lungs and acts as pump to transport blood Left Atrium
Right side valve between Right Atrium and the Right Ventricle Tricuspid Valve
Pumps Low O2 blood out of the heart Arteries
The valve between the Left Atrium ad Left Ventricle Mitral Valve
Between Left Ventricle and Aorta Pulmonary Valve
Right side lower chamber that receives blood from Right Atrium Right Ventricle
Function is to make sure blood is flowing how it should Valves
Found on both sides of the heart Lungs

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

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

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

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

Worksheet on Endocrine and Nervous System Crossword

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It is a disease in which the thyroid gland cannot produce the normal amount of thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism
It interprets input from the senses , control movements and carries out complex, mental processes. Cerebrum
It controls the level of the sugar in the blood. Insulin
It is an inflammation of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord caused by bacterial infection or a virus. Meningitis
It controls "fight or flight" response. Adrenalin
The basic cell of the nervous system Neuron
It controls breathing, heart rate, and swallowing. Medulla
It regulates breathing and helps to control eye movement. Pons
It stimulates the liver to convert glycogen to glucose. Glucogen
It is a disease in the pituitary gland that produces too much growth hormone. Gigantism
The primary target organ of the aldosterone. Kidney
It is to regulate the body's temperature, use of water, blood pressure, and release of regulatory chemicals. Hypothalamus
It plays an important role in developing some of the body's defenses against infection. Estrogen
One of the brain disorders in which clusters of nerve cells or neurons act abnormally. epilepsy
Hormone that regulates the calcium level in the blood. Calcitonin

Anatomy of the Heart Word Search

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Description

AORTA
AORTIC
HEART
LEFT
LEFT ATRIUM
MITRAL VALVE
PULMONARY ARTERY
PULMONARY VALVE
RIGHT
RIGHT ATRIUM
TRICUSPID
VEINS
VENA CAVA
VENTRICLE

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

Cardiovascular Terminology and Disorders Crossword

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the volume of blood in the ventricles before contraction preload
when the fetal heart duct fails to close with 72 hours after birth patent ductus arteriosus
a medication that increases blood pressure by increasing SVR. Should only be given via a central line. dopamine
when a single great artery arises from both ventricles, overriding a VSD truncus arteriosus
a procedure to close the open fetal duct using stitches or clips ligation
speed of ventricular contraction contractility
an abnormal opening in the septum between the right and left ventricles ventricular septal defect
a cyanotic heart defect that is a combination of pulmonary stenosis, VSD, aorta overriding VSD, and right ventricular hypertrophy tetralogy of fallot
narrowing of the value leading from the left ventricle, causing obstruction of ventricular outflow aortic stenosis
when the walls separating all four chambers of the heart are poorly formed or absent; the most common heart defect found in Trisomy 21 endocardial cushion defect
constriction of the major blood vessel leading away from the heart coarctation of the aorta
the condition in which the pulmonary artery arises from the left ventricle and the aorta from the right ventricle; without other defects, an independent, parallel blood flow circuit exists transposition of the great vessels
when the valve between the right atrium and ventricle is missing or abnormally developed; PFO or ASD and PDA are generally present for blood flow tricuspid atresia
complete obstruction of the valve leading out of the right ventricle, resulting in a hypoplastic right ventricle and tricuspid valve pulmonary atresia
the acronym for the condition in which all four pulmonary veins drain into the right atrium, instead of connecting to the left atrium TAPVR
the acronym for the condition in which the left side of the heart does not form correctly HLHS
the brand name of the medication that dilates the ductus arteriosus in infants with congenital heart disease dependent on ductal shunting for oxygenation/perfusion alprostadil
a communication between RA and LA; blood generally flows from LA to RA atrial septal defect
obstruction of blood flow from the RV through the pulmonary artery, due to narrowing of the valve or tissue hypertrophy pulmonary stenosis
the resistance to blood leaving the ventricle afterload