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left atrium
diastole
systole
cardiac cycle
tricuspid
atrioventricular valve
right ventricle
inferior vena cava
superior vena cava
right atrium
interventricular septum
interatrial septum
endocardium
myocardium
epicardium
pericardial activity
visceral layer
parietal layer
serous pericardium
pericardium
venules
veins
capillaries
arterioles
arteries
blood vessel
plasma
blood
heart
cardiovascular

The Cardiovascular System Word Search

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Word Search
Description

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

Cardiovascular Word Search Puzzle

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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

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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Description

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

Cardiovascular System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

pericardium
myocardium
endocardium
interventricular septum
interatrial septum
aorta
aortic valve
left ventricle
mitral valve
left atrium
pulmonary veins
pulmonary artery
pulmonary valve
right ventricle
tricuspid valve
right atrium
inferior vena cava
superior vena cava

The Heart Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Cardiovascular Word Scramble (Heart Anatomy)

Type
Word Scramble
Description

superior vena cava
left ventricle
left atrium
endocardium
right atrium
myocardium
aortic valve
bicuspid valve
tricuspid valve
epicardium
right ventricle
ascending aorta
pulmonary valve
inferior vena cava

Structure of the heart Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Cardiovascular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

right and left upper chambers of the heart atria
blocked occluded
the valve exiting the left ventricle into the aorta aortic
Fibrous membrane enclosing the heart pericardium
Inner lining of the heart endocardium
Lower left area of the heart (largest part of the heart) apex
Vessels becoming narrow and hard arteriosclerosis
Area center of the chest, slightly to the left where the heart is located mediastinum
Valve exiting the left atrium into the left ventricle bicuspid
The lower number obtained during blood pressure diastole
Condition of a rapid heart rate tachycardia
Outer lining of the heart epicardium
Valve exiting the right ventricle into the pulmonary arteries pulmonary
The upper number obtained in blood pressure systole
the two large, lower chambers of the heart (left and right) ventricles
High blood pressure hypertension
Valve exiting the right atrium into the right ventricle tricuspid
Middle muscular layer of the heart myocardium
Thick layer of muscle tissue dividing the heart into right and left sides septum

Cardiovascular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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