20103345 - slides for CV system

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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System The circulatory system can be divided into: Propulsive organ, the heart An arterial system Capillaries A venous system Blood can be moved through the system by: Rhythmic contractions of the heart Squeezing the blood vessels during body movements Peristaltic contractions of smooth muscles of blood vessels
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System The primary function of the cardiovascular system is the transport of materials to and form all parts of the body Substances transported can be divided into: Nutrients, water, and gases from the external environment Materials that move from cell to cell within the body Wastes that the cells eliminate See Table 14-1
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System The circulatory system can be divided into: Propulsive organ, the heart An arterial system Capillaries A venous system Blood can be moved through the system by: Rhythmic contractions of the heart Squeezing the blood vessels during body movements Peristaltic contractions of smooth muscles of blood vessels
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Blood is a complex tissue. It is composed of cells and a liquid. Types of cells: Erythrocytes - red blood cells (RBCs) Leukocytes - white blood cells (WBCs) Platelets - cell fragments Hematocrit - % of total blood volume that is RBCs Plasma - liquid portion of blood
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Location of the heart in the thorax
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Location of the heart in the thorax
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Pericardium - tough, dense connective tissue Protects Anchors Prevents overflow Myocardium - cardiac muscle cell Endothelium - thin layer of cells lining the inner surfaces of the myocardium
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System The pericardial layers and the layers of the heart wall
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System The systemic and pulmonary circuits
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Overview of the cardiovascular system
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Superior view of the heart
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Anatomical differences between left and right heart
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Heart valves
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Human Physiology The Cardiovascular System Blood flow through the heart
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course BIO 3345 taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at UT Arlington.

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20103345 - slides for CV system

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