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AP MOD 1-Circulation

AP MOD. 1-Circulation

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arteries carry blood away from heart and toward capillaries
veins carry blood toward the heart and away from capillaries
capillaries carry blood from the arterioles to the venules
arteriosclerosis hardening of the arteries caused by calcification of fatty deposits on arterial walls
aneurysm abnormal widening of arterial wall-promotes hemorrhage and formation of thrombi
varicose veins (varices)-enlarged veins in which blood pools
thrombophlebitis vein inflammation accompanied by clot formation
systemic circulation carries blood throughout the body
pulmonary circulation carries blood to and from the lungs
hepatic portal circulation blood route through the liver
fetal circulation circulation before birth
blood pressure force of blood in the blood vessels
hypertension high blood pressure
cardiogenic shock shock caused by heart failure
hypovolemic shock shock caused by drop in blood volume that causes blood pressure to drop
neurogenic shock shock caused by nerve condition
anaphylactic shock shock caused by a severe allergic reaction
septic shock shcok that results from complications of septicemia
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