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Circulatory system Crossword

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Another name for white blood cells Leucocytes
Scientific name for an iron deficiency Anemia
Valve between left atrium and left ventricle Bicuspid
-stole is known as the relaxation of the heart dia
transports oxygen-poor blood veins
transports oxygen-rich blood arteries
enclosed in a pericardium heart
it is the ______cardium that lines the inside of the heart endo
scientific term for oxygen-poor blood deoxygenated
form of a red blood cell Biconcave
Heart point Apex
contraction of the heart Systole
Is the tricuspid or bicuspid valve on the right side of the heart tricuspid
Has blood-clotting factors platelets
Carries the blood away from the heart arteries
Natural pacemaker of the heart sinoartrial node
Stimulates the parasymphatetic nerve adrenalin
A recording of the electrical activity of the heart Electrocardiogram
Circulatory system that carries blood between the heart and the lungs Pulmonary
Circulatory system that carries blood between the heart and the body Systemic
The contraction and relaxation of the cardiac muscle during one heartbeat Cardiac cycle
Muscular wall separating the left and right side of the heart Septum
The lower chambers of the heart Ventricles
The upper chambers of the heart atriums

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Cardiovascular Crossword

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Heart Rate is measure in beats per minute
The top two chambers of the heart are called atria
How many chambers of the heart are there four
What is the name of a heart specialist Cardiologist
What procedure uses external electric shocks to restore a normal heart rhythm? Cardioversion
What does SVT stand for? Supraventricular tachycardia
Who performed the first succesful heart surgery? Daniel Williams
blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart arteries
blood vessels that carry blood from the body to the heart veins
vessels which enable the actual exchange of water and chemicals between the blood and the tissues capillaries
A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms electrophysiologist
Medical Abbreviation for Wolf-Parkinson White Syndrome WPW

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Circulatory System Crossword

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a hollow muscular organ that expands and contracts to move blood throught he arteries, vein, and capillaries heart
a chamber of the heart recieving blood from the veins and forcing it into a ventricle that in lung breathing vertebres atrium
a chamber of the heart wich recives blood from an atrium and from which blood and from which blood is forced into the artieries ventricle
a bodily structure that closes temporarily to prevent passage of material valve
tubes forming blood circulation of the body vein
microscopic blood vessel capillary
artery in mammals for circulatory system aorta
one of the tube shaped branching muscular walled and elastic walled vessels that carry blood from the hearts to all parts of the body artery
a reddish cell of the blood that carries oxygen from the lungs to the tissues red blood cell
a colorless blood cell that contains a nucleus white blood cell

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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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Unit 4.2 Vocabulary Activity Crossword

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The opening at the end of the digestive system, where wastes are released anus
Vessels in the circulatory system that carry blood away from the heart arteries
Saclike structure that stores urine until it can be releases bladder
An artery, vein, or capillary that carries blood to and from the heart and body tissues blood vessel
Smallest vessel in the circulatory system; site of nutrient and gas exchange between blood and body cells capillaries
Process that breaks large food molecules into smaller molecules that can be taken in by cells chemical digestion
Organ system that transports needed substances throughout the body and carries away wastes circulatory system
large domed muscle that seperates chest and abdomen and plays a major role in breathing diaphragm
Process of breaking down food into a form the body can use digestion
Organ system that breaks down food into substances the body can use, and absorbs these substances digestive system
Female sex cell egg
System of organs that controls body activities through chemical messengers (hormones) endrocine system
A protein in the body that helps control a chemical reaction, such as digestion enzyme
Tube that carries food from the mouth to the south esophagus
Organ system that removes waste from the body excretory system
Positive or negative response to a stimuli; example: pain feedback mechanism
A sac that stores bile gall bladder
Specialize organs that make substances (hormones) that control and regulate body processes glands
Organ that punmps blood throughout the body heart
Keeping conditions constant in the body homeostasis
A chemical released by a gland: controls a specific body function hormone
A hormone that is produced by a group of specialized cells in the pancreas and that lowers blood glucose insulin
System that covers the human body, basic organ is skin in the human body integumentary system
Organ in the urinary system that filters waste from the blood kidneys
Part of the digestive system where water is absorbed from the solid waste large intestine
Organ in the digestive system that produces bile and enzymes, breaks down toxins and wastes liver
Pair of organs in the respiratory system, where carbon dioxide and oxygen are exchanged lungs
process of breaking food into smaller pieces by chewing and mashing mechanical digestion
elongated tissues that allow for contractons and relaxationd to cause movement muscles

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Science Vocab Crossword

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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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respiratory and circulatory system crossword

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A tube used to transport blood vessels throughout the body (4) vein
One of the hearts chambers that recieves oxygenated blood from the lungs (4-6) left atrium
One of the hearts chambers that recieves deoxygenated blood from the body (5-6) right atrium
chamber within the heart that pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs (5-9) right venticle
chamber of the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the body (4-9) left ventricle
Part of the body supplying blood with oxygen (4) lung
cartilaginous tube that connects the pharynx and larynx to the lungs (7) trachea
the air sacs at the end of the respiratory tree of the lungs (7) alveoli
an extremely small blood vessel located within the body tissues (11) capillaries
the main artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart (5) Aorta
also known as the oral cavity (5) mouth
the body's primary organ of smell and also functions as part of the body's respiratory system (4) nose
a chemical element with symbol O (6) oxygen
a passage of airway in the respiratory tract that conducts air into the lungs (7) Bronchi
the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach (10) Oesophagus

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Blood and Heart Crossword

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Fluid portion of blood plasma
oxygen transporting pigment hemoglobin
Another name for WBCs leukocytes
Granules that tak up a stain called eosin eosinophils
What is absence of grandules Agranulocytes
form in bone marrow and mature in lymphoid tissue lymphocytes
large single nucleus monocyte
Frmation of blood cells Hematopoiesis
state of body equilbrium hemostasis
sca enveloping the heart pericardium
Chamber of heart recieving blood from veins Atria
Main artery Aorta
keeps blood flowing 1D semilunar valves
High BP hypertension
changes in walls of large arteries Atherosclerosis
contraction phase systole
period of relaxation diastole
located between atrial and ventricuar chambers AV valves
another name for RBC erythrocytes
increase in number of erythrocytes polycythemia
clot that developes in an unbroken blood vessel Thrombus
glistening sheet lines heart chamber endocardium
another word for heart attack myocardia infarction
"pacemaker" SA node
rapid heart beat tachycardia
slower than normal heart beat bradycardia
abnormal heart sounds haert murmures
volume of blood pumped out by a ventricle stroke volume
slick surface that decreases friction as blood flows through tunica intima
bulky middle layer tunica media
outermost layer composed of connective tissue tunica externa
pressure blood exerts against inner walls f blood vessels blood pressure
narrowing of blood vessels vasoconstriction
abnormal spiky and sharp hemoglobin sickle cell anemia
bundles of cardia muscles twisted myocardium

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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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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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