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The blunt point at the bottom of the heart. apex
The space between two consecutive ribs Intercostal space
Consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood and is a transport system responsible for supplying oxygen and removing waste. Cardiovascular system
The muscular wall that divides the left and right sides of the heart. Septum
The movement of blood from the heart, to the lungs, and back to the heart again. pulmonary circulation
Responsible cells for carrying oxygen around the body. Red blood cells
That cells assist our immune system. white blood cells
The upper valve of the blood pressure reading. Refers to the contraction phase of the cardiac cycle. systolic
The lower valve represents the pressure of the blood in arteries. Refers to the relaxation or 'filling up phase of the cardiac cycle. diastolic
White blood cells are produced from stem cells in the ... bone marrow
Can be likened to a 'mechanic or repairer' of our blood vessels. Starts with the letter P platelets
The volume of blood pumped from the left ventricle of the heart with each beat stroke volume

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

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

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

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

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

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

Circulatory system Crossword

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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

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 Word Search Puzzle

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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

Anatomy Crossword

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The blood vessel that carries blood from the right ventricle to the lungs pulmonary artery
The left ventricle ejects blood into this blood vessel Aorta
The venae cavae empties blood into this cardiac chamber right atrium
The mitral valve and the aortic valve are associated with this cardiac chamber left ventricle
The pulmonic and tricuspid valves are associated with this structure right ventricle
In which structure does blood change from blue to red? pulmonary capillary
which side of the heart has oxygenated blood left
which side carries deoxygenated blood right
how many chambers does the heart have? four
which ventricle is in the right side of the heart? tricuspid
which ventricle is in the left side of the heart? Bicuspid
what muscle is the heart made up of cardiac