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Inner layer of the heart Epicardium
what is a myocardial infarction Heart attack
What takes blood away from the heart? Arteries
What carries blood towards the heart? Veins
The beating of the heart is the Pulse
The volume of blood pumped is the stroke volume
When the heart muscle contracts systole
When the heart muscle relaxes diastole
What is the pressure of blood in the circulatory system? blood pressure
What device measures blood pressure? sphygmomanometer
Which type of circulation takes oxygenated blood back to the heart? Pulmonary
Which type of circulation takes deoxygenated blood back to the heart? Systemic
Which disease is caused by an enlargement of an artery? aneurysm
Which disease is caused by the thickening and hardening of the artery walls? arteriosclerosis
Which disease is caused by plaque build up on the artery walls? atherosclerosis
Which disorder is caused by sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen? stroke
Which disease is caused by plaque build up in coronary arteries? coronary artery disease
high abnormal bool pressure hypertension
muscular tissue of the heart myocardium

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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

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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

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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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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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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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The Circulatory System Crossword

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What is the most important muscle in the circulatory system? Heart
The circulatory system transports_______in the blood. Oxygen
What is the organ that gives oxygen to the blood? Lungs
What carries the oxygenated-rich blood away from the heart? arteries
What carries the blood to your heart? Veins
The blood enters the heart through the______. Atria
The heart is located to the______of your chest. Left
The blood leaves your heart through the______? Ventricles
What allows the blood to flow quickly through your body? BloodVessels
Every blood vessel has a thin layer of_________. endothelium
What keeps a body system together? Tissues
The most common heart disease is?(shortened form) CAD
What causes high blood pressure due to physcological stress? Hypertension

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Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

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Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

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Circulatory System Crossword

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what is the constriction of coronary ateries that lead to chest pain Angina Pectoris
Blood vessels that connect to arteries and capillaries arterioles
the upper chamber of the heart (receives blood) atrium
smallest blood vessel capillary
what is the volume of blood pumped per minute cardiac output
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR
they carry blood to the heart veins
lower ejecting chamber of heart ventricle
what the nurse feels for on your wrist pulse
i am located between the left atrium and ventrical mitral valve
myocardial infarction heart attack
high blood pressure hypertension
opposite of 12 across Hypotension
the circulation between the heart and lungs pulmonary
circulation of blood in the heart coronary
left AV valve bicuspid
pressure when you are relaxed diastolic
the opposite of diastolic systolic
ECG-Ventrical relaxtion t wave
ECG-atrial contraction P wave

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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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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

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