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cardiovascular syste

TermDefinition
lymphatic vessels fight infections and pick up debris
lymph nodes where virus/ bacteria is broken down
pulmonary circulation blood moves from right side of heart to lungs
systemic circulation blood moves from left side of heart to body
apex tip of heart where blood vessels meet
Ateries carry oxygenated blood, nutrients, and hormones
veins carry deoxygenated blood, and waste to heart
capillaries smallest blood vessels. connect arteries to veins. where gas exchange happens
septum separates right of heart from left of heart
left of heart has oxygenated blood
right of heart has deoxygenated blood
atriums have less muscle mass. smaller than ventricles
ventricles more muscle mass than atriums
one way valves separate atriums from ventricles
tricuspid valve valve on right of heart
mitral valve valve on left of heart
cholesterol can form plaque that might block arteries and kill the tissue
venacava largest vein in body. before right atrium
right atrium after venacava, before tricuspid valve
tricuspid valve after right atrium, before right ventricle
right ventricle after tricuspid valve, before pulmonary artery
pulmonary artery after right ventricle, before lung
lung after pulmonary artery, before alveoli
alveoli look like grapes. gas exchange. oxygenate blood. after lung, before pulmonary vein
pulmonary vein only vein that carries oxygenated blood. after alveoli, before left atrium
left atrium after pulmonary vein, before mitral valve
mitral valve after left atrium, before left ventricle
left ventricle largest chamber in the heart. after mitral valve, before aorta
aorta largest vessel. after left ventricle, before arteries
arteries after aorta, before arterioles
arterioles after arteries, before capilaries
capillaries gas exchange. deoxygenates blood. after arterioles, before venules
venules smallest veins. after capillaries, before veins
veins after venules, before going back to venacava
lymphatic vessels fight infections and pick up debris
lymph nodes where virus/ bacteria is broken down
pilminary circulation blood moves from right side of heart to lungs
systemic circulation blood moves from left side of heart to body
apex tip of heart where blood vessels meet
Ateries carry oxygenated blood, nutrients, and hormones
veins carry deoxygenated blood, and waste to heart
capillaries smallest blood vessels. connect arteries to veins. where gas exchange happens
septum separates right of heart from left of heart
left of heart left of heart
right of heart has deoxygenated blood
atriums have less muscle mass. smaller than ventricles
ventricles more muscle mass than atriums
one way valves separate atriums from ventricles
tricuspid valve valve on right of heart
mitral valve valve on left of heart
Created by: madelafin
 

 



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