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cardiovascular & bp

Aortic Valve located between the left ventricle and the aorta, the largest artery in the body
Arteries carry blood away from the heart
Blood fluid that circulates through the vessels in the body to carry substances to all body parts
Capillaries connect arteries with the venules, the smallest veins
Circulatory system referred to as the transportation system of the body
Diastole period of relaxation of the heart
Endocardium serious membrane lining of the heart
Ekythrocytes red blood cells (RBC)
Hemoglobin the iron containing protein of the red blood cells; serves to carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues
Left Atrium recieves oxygenated blood from the lungs
Left Ventricle Recieves blood from the left atrium & pumps blood into the aorta for transport to the body cells
Leukocytes whiteblood cells (WBC)
Mitral Valve flap or cusp between the left atrium & left ventricle in the heart
Myocardium Muscle layer of the heart
Pericardium membrane sac that covers the outside of the heart
Plasma liquid portion of the blood
Pulmonary Valve flap or cusp between the right ventricle of the heart & pulmonary artery
Right Atrium recieves blood as it returns from the body cells
Right Ventricle recieves blood from the right atrium & pumps the blood into the pulmonary artery, which carries the blood to the lungs for oxygen
Septum membranous wall that divides the heart into 2 cavities
Systole period of work, or contraction, of the heart
Thrombocytes also called platelet; blood cell required for cloting of the blood
Tricuspid Valve flap or cusp between the righ atrium & right ventricle in the heart
Vein blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart
Arrhythmias abnormal heart rythym & can be mild to life threatening
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