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Bio100_Chap_12_Cardi - Chapter 12 The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System The Circulatory System The cardiovascular system consists of the blood

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Chapter 12: The ardiovascular and Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System
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The Circulatory System The cardiovascular system consists of the blood vessels and the heart The blood vessels conduct blood in continuous loops The heart is a muscular pump Cardiovascular disease is a major killer in the United States The lymphatic system functions in the circulatory and immune systems
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Blood Vessels Transport blood Types of blood vessels are: A rteries (thick-walled) Transport blood away from the heart under HIGH pressure Veins (thin-walled) Store and transport blood back to the heart Capillaries (microscopic) Where blood exchanges substances with tissue
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Arteries • Carry blood away from heart Carotid arteries • Deliver blood to the head and the brain Aorta • Delivers blood to the body tissues Pulmonary arteries • Deliver oxygen-poor blood to the lungs Coronary arteries • Deliver blood to the heart muscle cells Renal artery • Delivers blood to the kidney Iliac artery • Delivers blood to pelvic organs and abdominal wall Radial artery • Delivers blood to the hand Femoral artery • Delivers blood to thigh and inner knee
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Veins • Carry blood back to the heart Jugular veins • Carry blood from head to the heart Pulmonary veins • Carry oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart **Superior vena cava • Carries blood from the upper body back to the heart Renal vein • Carries blood from the kidney to the heart **Inferior vena cava • Carries blood from the lower body back to the heart Iliac vein • Carries blood from the pelvic organs and abdominal wall back to the heart Radial vein • Carries blood from the hand back to the heart Femoral vein • Carries blood from the thigh and inner knee back to the heart
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Continuous Loops Blood passes through the following loop of vessels moving away from the heart Arteries
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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Bio100_Chap_12_Cardi - Chapter 12 The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System The Circulatory System The cardiovascular system consists of the blood

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