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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 Heart and Coronary Circulation Crossword

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Double walled sac that encloses the heart pericardium
Outer layer of the heart that is continuous with the pericardium epicardium
Forms the bulk of the heart and is composed of mostly cardiac muscle myocardium
Glistening white sheet of endothelium that lines the inside of heart chambers, 3rd layer of heart endocardium
Chamber of heart that deoxygenated blood from systemic circulation enters Right Atrium
AV valve that separates right atrium and right ventricle tricuspid valve
Lower chamber of heart that forces blood into pulmonary circulation Right ventricle
Blood flows through the ________________ valve into the pulmonary trunk. pulmonary semilunar
Blood returning from the lungs flows into this chamber Left Atrium
Two-cusped valve between left atrium and ventricle Bicuspid valve
Left chamber that pumps blood into systemic circulation Left ventricle
The left ventricle pumps blood through this valve into the aortic trunk aortic semilunar valve
This vessel branches to send blood to both lungs Pulmonary trunk
Large branching vessel that is the beginning of systemic circulation Aortic trunk
The thicker myocardium of the ventricles that exherts a greater force trabeculae carneae
The thinner myocardium of the atria has bundles of muscles called _____________. pectinate muscles
Dense network of connective tissue fiber that reinforces myocardium and anchors cardiac muscle fibers cardiac skeleton
Vessels that carry blood away from heart Arteries
Vessels that carry blood back to the heart veins
small vessels in which blood and tissue cells exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide capillaries
Functional blood supply of the heart coronary circulation

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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

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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Anatomy of the Heart Word Search

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

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The Cardiovascular System Word Search

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ventricle
vein
valve
tricuspid
systole
septum
pump
pulse
platelet
pericardium
oxygen
myocardium
muscle
mitral
hemoglobin
heart
endocardium
diastole
coronary
contraction
conduction
cardiac
capillary
atrium
artery
aorta

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