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The circulatory system is made up of the heart, blood, and blood _______. vessels
The _____ pumps the blood through the blood vessels to the cells. heart
For cells to function properly, the blood carries food, ______, and other substances. oxygen
The circulatory system supplies oxygen, food, and ________ to the cells. hormones
The circulatory system helps control body ___________. temperature
It also removes the _____ products from cells. waste
___ exercises are important for residents who cannot get out of bed. ROM
With a BP consistently 140/90 or higher, a person is diagnosed with ____________, or high blood pressure. hypertension
Hypertension may be caused by _________ and hardening of the blood vessels. narrowing
_________ are a type of medication that reduces fluid in the body. diuretics
Hypertension can lead to a heart attack, ___, blindness, or kidney disease. CVA
________ artery disease occurs when the blood vessels in the coronary arteries narrow. Coronary
______________ happens when the heart does not get enough oxygen. angina pectoris
____ is extremely important for the blood flow to return to normal. rest
A myocardial infraction (heart attack) occurs when the blood flow to the heart muscle is _______. blocked
While recovering from a heart attack, residents may need to avoid ____ temperatures. cold
__________ heart failure happens when one or both sides of the heart quits pumping blood properly. congestive
Blood backs up into the lungs when the ____ side of the heart is affected. left
Blood backs up into the abdomen, feet, or legs when the _____ side of the heart is affected. right
When the legs, feet, arms, or hands do not have enough blood circulation, it is call peripheral ________ disease (PVD) vascular
Smoking, ________, inactivity, obesity, hypertension, and high cholesterol are all risk factors for PVD. diabetes

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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 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 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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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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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 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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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

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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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An organ system that takes oxygen and nutrients to every corner of your body Circulatorysystem
The movement of blood through the blood vessels. Circulation
The blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart. Arteries
The tubes that blood moves through. Bloodvessel
The smallest blood vessels connecting arteries and veins Capillaries
The heart is divided into four parts called _____________. Chambers
The two upper chambers of the heart that receive blood first. Atriums
The two lower chambers of the heart that receive blood second. Ventricles
The flap in the heart that keeps the blood flowing in the right direction. Valve
A measure of your heartbeat. Pulse
The liquid that Carries nutrients, dissolved gasses and other substances. Plasma
the substance to which oxygen and carbon dioxide attach. Hemoglobin
The cell that destroys harmful organisms. Whitebloodcell
The cells that carry oxygen and carbon dioxide through the body. Redbloodcell
The cells that help blood clot. Platelet

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Blood and cardio disorders Crossword

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A decrease in the oxygen-carrying ability of the blood Anemia
An excessive or abnormal increase in the number of the Ruth recites Polycythemia
When bone marrow becomes cancerous and a huge number of wbc's are turned out rapidly Leukemia
A client that develops and persists in and on broken blood vessel Thrombus
When I thrombus breaks away from the vessel wall and flows freely in the bloodstream Embolus
An insufficientNumber of circulating platelets Thrombocytopenia
A bleeding disorder that results from a lack of any factor needed for clotting hemophilia
Inflammation of the pericardium Pericarditis
The valve flaps of the heart becomes stiff Valvular stenosis
A heart attack Myocardial infarction
When the ventricles begin to pump at their own rate Heart block
Lack of an adequate blood supply to the heart muscle Ischemia
A rapid heart rate Tachycardia
Hey heart rate that is substantially slower than normal Bradycardia
Abnormal or unusual heart sounds Murmurs
When the pumping efficiency of the heart is depressed so that circulation is in adequate to meet tissue needs CHF
A serious complication of varicose veins Thrombophlebitis
Temporary low blood pressure and dizziness when standing up suddenly Orthostatic hypotension
A condition in which the blood vessels are inadequately filled and blood cannot circulate normally Circulatory shock
The insidious filling of the blood vessels with fatty, calcified deposit lead to what coronary artery disease

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