Heart - CIRCULATORY BLOOD SYSTEM COMPONENTS OF CIRCULATORY...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BLOOD CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
COMPONENTS OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM Heart Blood vessels - arteries, veins, capillaries Blood
Background image of page 2
CIRCUITS 1. Pulmonary circuit - right side of heart carries blood to lungs for gas exchange 2. Systemic circuit - left side of heart supplies blood to all organs of the body
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Location of the Heart
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
HEART Located in mediastinum , between lungs Epicardium - serous membrane covering heart Myocardium - thick muscular layer of heart wall - provides attachment for cardiac muscle Endocardium - smooth inner lining of heart wall
Background image of page 6
Heart Chambers 4 chambers Right and left atria 2 superior chambers receive blood returning to heart Right and left ventricles 2 inferior chambers pump blood into arteries
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
HEART VALVES Ensure one-way blood flow Atrioventricular (AV) valves mitral or bicuspid valve - between left atrium & ventricle Chordae tendineae (cords) connect AV valves to
Background image of page 8
Image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 19

Heart - CIRCULATORY BLOOD SYSTEM COMPONENTS OF CIRCULATORY...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online