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what is the increase of susceptibility to a foreign protein anaphylaxis
a visual sensation of fire / glow along with possibly other sensation hallucination and dream like status aura
involuntary muscle contraction characterized by alternated contraction and relaxation in rapid succession clonic
Paroxy muscular contractions and relaxation convulsions
discharge of blood hemorrhage
slightly bluish , grayish ,or dark purple color of skin caused by reduced amount of blood hemogoblin cyanosis
lack of an adequate amount of oxygen hypoxia
the loss of the ability to move paralysis
a recurrent disorder characterized by sudden attacks of altered consciousness motor activity , inappropriate behavior epilepsy
a evaluation used to determine the existence of life threatening emergent conditions or illness primary survey
an evaluation of existing signs and symptoms performed after the presence of life threatening conditions have been ruled out secondary survey
a condition that is brought on by a sudden drop in blood flow through the body shock
the pressure caused by the hearts pumping systemic blood pressure
the residual pressure when the heart is between beats diastolic blood pressure
the type of muscle contraction characterized by constant contraction that last for a period of time tonic

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

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

muscular system Crossword

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Shorten, become smaller and tighter. contract
to loosen, go back to original length. relax
a muscle at the front of the upper arm. It lifts and bends the lower arm when it contracts. biceps
What is a flexible, but an elastic cord that attaches a muscle to the bone? tendon
the name of a muscle that straightens your arm. triceps
Your skeletal system works with your muscular system to allow? movement
what muscles work all by themselves to make your heart pump blood? heart
when you specifically make your muscles work voluntary
a kind of muscle acts independently of the will. involuntary
muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac
What muscles are controlled directly by the autonomic nervous system. smooth
What can a loss of function can produce? paralysis
What is one of the muscles used in sprinting? hamstring
What is one of the muscles used in a baseball swing? abdominal
What is the muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders? trapezius

First Aid - CPR Review Crossword

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Law that protects people who give care without anything in return goodsamaritan
A person is responsive and showing signs of a life-threatening condition but refuses care; what should you do? call
The steps to follow in an emergency checkcallcare
How do you know an emergency may be occuring? senses
Which bodily substance isolation practice includes barrier items like gloves? PPE
How many seconds should your check a person for breathing? ten
M represents what part when using the SAMPLE acronym medications
What is the acronym that identifies a life-threatening condition CABC
How do you open an airway? headtiltchinlift
How do you check for consciousness? tapandshout
What are the three Cs for treating burns ceasecoolcover
What skill should you apply to a victim showing no obvious signs of life? CPR
A person just involved in a tramatic situation may begin to display signs of what condition? shock
A person experiencing a lack of blood flow to the brain is a symptom of what condition? stroke
What acronym should you consider when evaluating for a brain attack? fast
What condition is a severe alleric reaction known as? anaphylaxis

The Heart Crossword

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The middle layer of the heart, responsible for pumping. Composed of cardiac muscle myocardium
Chamber of the hear that receives oxygenated blood from the lungs. leftatria
Routes blood pumped from the left ventricle to the rest of the body. aorta
Rapid, irregular heart contractions. fibrillation
Recording of electrical change accompanying the cardiac cycle electrocardiography
Double layered membrane that surrounds the heart pericardium
Vein thats vessels transport oxygenated blood from the lungs back to the heart pulmonary
Period of the cardiac cycle when relaxing diastole
Blood is transported away from the heart arteries
High elevation in diastolic or systolic blood pressure hypertension
Separates the heart into the right and left pumps septum
Amount of blood pumped in a single contraction. strokevolume
_____ valve that contains flaps between the right atrium and the right ventricle. Prevents back flow of blood. tricuspid

PHYSICAL FITNESS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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BODY TO USE ENERGY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
ENOUGH ENERGY TO RESPOND TO UNEXPECTED DEMANDS PHYSICAL FITNESS
MAINTAINS PHYSICAL FITNESS EXERCISE
INVOLVING LITTLE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SEDENTARY
HEART, LUNGS, AND BLOOD VESSELS CARDIORESPIRATORY ENDURANCE
AMOUNT OF FORCE YOUR MUSCLES CAN EXERT MUSCULAR STRENGTH
MUSCLES TO PERFORM PHYSICAL TASKS OVER A PERIOD OF TIME MUSCULAR ENDURANCE
FULL RANGE OF MOTION FLEXIBILTY
RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES AEROBIC
PRODUCE ENERGY WITHOUT USING OXYGEN ANAEROBIC
CHOOSING THE RIGHT TYPES OF ACTIVITIES SPECIFICTY
BEYOND YOUR REGULAR DAILY ACTIVITIES OVERLOAD
INCREASING DEMANDS ON YOUR BODY PROGRESSION
PREPARES THE MUSCLES FOR WORK WARMUP
EXERCISING AT YOUR HIGHEST PEAK WORKOUT
PREPARES YOUR BODY TO RETURN TO A RESTING STATE COOLDOWN
DAMAGE TO SKIN AND TISSUE IN EXTREME COLD WEATHER FROSTBITE
LOW BODY TEMPERATURE HYPOTHERMIA
OVERWORKING THE BODY OVEREXERTION
PHYSICAL STRESS ON THE BODY CAUSED BY OVERHEATING HEATEXHAUSTION
DANGEROUS CONDITION IN WHICH THE BODY LOSES THE ABILITY TO COOL ITSELF HEATSTROKE
PAINFUL CONTRACTIONS CRAMPS
OVERSTRETCHING AND TEARING A MUSCLE STRAINS
INJURIES TO THE LIGAMENT AROUND A JOINT SPRAINS
DURATION FITT
A PROCESS TO CONTROL SWELLING AFTER AN INJURY PRICE

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

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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Repair or unblocking of a blood vessel Angioplasty
Temporary loss of consciousness or dizziness due to fall in blood pressure Syncope
Abnormal Rapid heartbeat Tachycardia
connection between two blood vessels or tubes Anastomoses
working on adrenaline or noradrenaline Adrenergic
Excessive fluid with tissues or cells Edema
A groove or furrow Sulcus
Act of listening to internal organs Auscultation
Automatic regulation of blood flow Autoregulation
Nerve that is stimulated byhange in BP Baroreceptors
Abnormally slow heart rate Bradycardia
Heart size larger than normal Cardiomegaly
Bluish color of the skin due to unoxygenated hemoglobin Cyanosis
Reduction of a membranes resting potential Depolarization
Excessive perspiration Diaphoresis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Away from normal position; displaced Ecotopic
Picks up conduction of implses producing an electrical activity Electrodes
Removal of an obstrucitve material in an artery Endarterectomy
The condition of being open, unobstructed Patency
Discomfort in breathing aggrivated by lying flat Orthopnea
Sensation of an irregular, hard, rapid, or normal heartbeats Palpitations
Am auscultory sound, benign or pathologic Murmur
Frothy sputum containing streaks of blood Hemoptysis
Blood flow within very small blood vessels microcirculation
Alternating sequence of diastole and systole Cardiac Cycle
Pressure of blood against the systemic arterial walls BloodPressure
Volume of blood supply ejected by a ventricle in one minute Cardiac Output
Controls the heart rate and force of contractions Cardiac control center
Chest pains due to deficit of oxygen in the heart muscles Angina Pectoris
Main artery of the body Aorta
network of blood vessels between the arterioles and venules Capillaries
Large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart Vena Cava

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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the thin outer layer (also called the visceral of the serous pericardium) epicardium
middle and thickest layer of the hearts wall, the muscle layer myocardium
the sac that surrounds and protects the heart pericardium
the inferior point of the heart which is formed by the tip of the left ventricle apex
thin walled low pressure chambers; receiving centers for blood (two upper chambers) atria
high pressure chambers that push blood out of the heart ventricles
between the right atrium and right ventricle; is formed of three flaps of tissue tricuspid valve
between left atrium and left ventricle; has only two flaps of tissue bicuspid
three crescent shaped cusps which each ventricle empties through semilunar
separates the right ventricle from the pulmonary artery pulmonic valve
separates the left ventricle from the aorta; the body's largest artery aortic valve
reversible cell injury due to decrease blood/oxygen supply ischemia
two vessels interconnect to supply the same area collateral circulation
the largest artery aorta
blood circulation through capillaries microcirculation
(inner heart) membrane lining the heart's interior wall endocardium
serous fluid which acts a lubricant and reduces friction between the layers as the heart contracts and relaxes pericardial fluid
atrial relaxation followed by ventricular relaxation diastole
the sequence of dual contractions, atria followed by the ventricle systole
sensory receptors in blood vessel walls baroreceptors
a rhythmic expansion of arterial walls with each heartbeat pulse
the amount of pressure or stretching force against the ventricular wall at maximum relaxation of the heart preload
the amount of pressure or resistance the ventricles must overcome to empty their contents afterload
pulse assessment locations pulse pressure