Type
Word Scramble
Description

blood vessels
adaptations
oxygen
heart rate
purkinje fibres
blood clot
sinatrial node
sympathetic
parasympathetic
cardiac output
redirection of blood flow
vasoconstriction
vasodilation
thermoregulation
high blood pressure
blood volume
hyperthermia
hypothermia
arrhythmic death syndrone
capillarisation

Cardiovascular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Circulatory system and blood Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Cardiac Medications Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Decreases the clotting (coagulating) ability of the blood Anticoagulants
Keeps blood clots from forming by preventing blood platelets from sticking together Antiplatelet Agents
Expands blood vessels and decreases resistance by lowering levels of angiotensin II ACE Inhibitors
Prevents angiotensin II (chemical) from having any effects on the heart and blood vessels A II Receptor Blockers
An enzyme that breaks down natural substances in the body that open narrowed arteries Neprilysin Inhibitors
Decreases the heart rate and cardiac output, which lowers blood pressure and makes the heart beat more slowly and with less force Beta Blockers
Used as an IV drip for those patients experiencing a hypertensive crisis Alpha With Bet Blockers
Interrupts the movement of calcium into the cells of the heart and blood vessels C Channel Blocker
Some affect the liver, some work in the intestines and some interrupt the formation of cholesterol from circulating in the blood Cholesterol Lowering
Increases the force of the heart's contractions, which can be beneficial in heart failure and for irregular heartbeats Digitalis Prep
Causes the body to rid itself of excess fluids and sodium through urination Diuretics
Relaxes blood vessels and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart while reducing its workload Vasodilators

The Circulatory System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

The Cardiovascular System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

blood
stroke
sweating
breathing
temperature
pulse
heart attack
circulation
cardiovascular system
cardiac output
veins
capillaries
lung
heart
blood vessels
blood pressure
arteries
aorta
angina
Aerobic

Cardiovascular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Increases immediately when exercise begins Heart Rate
Stroke Volume x Heart Rate = Cardiac output
........... Is the blood pressure with a higher pressure Systolic
Main organ in the cardiovascular system Heart
After exercising, rest is required to avoid......... Injury
Omega 3 and fatty acids stop........... clots Blood
...........density lipoprotien is useful for the cardiovascular system High
Smoking............ the heart rate increases
An effect of over-exercising the cardiovascular system is ........... Illness
Stroke volume is the amount of blood ejected from the heart in one ........... beat
Cardiac output is the amount of blood ejected from the heart in one ............ Minute
A stronger heart will have a .............resting heart rate lower
Regular exercise means healthier............. and arteries veins
whos gay cause they revise Chloe
The blood pressure which is at a lower pressure Diastolic
Arteries carry ................. blood oxygenated
Veins carry blood....... the heart towards

Blood and Heart Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Circulatory system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Cardiovascular Word Search Puzzle

Type
Word Search
Description

systemic valve
segment
vena cava
semilunar valve
repolarization
purkinje fibers
bicuspid valve
tricuspid valve
sinoatrial node
right ventricle
right atrium
myocardial
ischemia
deoxygenated blood
left ventricle
left atrium
interval
diastole
depolarization
coronary circulation
conductivity
cardiac cycle
bundle branches
atrium
aorta
pulmonary artery
polarization
pericardium
oxygenated blood

The Heart and Coronary Circulation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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