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Circulatory System

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Samantha Skolsky

on 3 May 2010

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Transcript of Circulatory System

a walk through the heart VOCABULARY:
vena cava
systems (open v. closed)
blood flow = left side of heart to aorta via arteries to organs, muscles, tissues then into venous system of body (vena cava) to the right side of heart to the lungs where they pick up oxygen and finally back to left side of lungs and pumps out to body 1. VOCAB - sam
2. DIAGRAM - kylee
-how it flows
-Specifics - vicki
3. BLOOD - kylee
- diseases/deficiencies
4. lymphatic system - sam
5. video - sam
6. closure - kylee red blood cells - erythrocyte
antigens White blood cell - leukocytes VIDEO MAN!
<a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/circulatory-system/MM00636">Video: Heart and circulatory system — How they work</a>
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/circulatory-system/mm00636 **Remember This** Diseases
two functions
lymph node pulse Many types of heart diseases including inflation of muscle, irregular pumps, etc
Many blood diseases including AIDS, Sickle Cell, Leukemia, high blood pressure, etc.
The body of an adult contains over 60,000 miles of blood vessels!
An adult's heart pumps nearly 4000 gallons of blood each day!
Your heart beats 30 million times a year!
The average three-year-old has two pints of blood in their body; the average adult at least five times more!
A "heartbeat" is really the sound of the valves in the heart closing as they push blood through its chambers.
1 million Americans die each year of CVD.
Your heart is the size of your closed fist.
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