The Circulatory System (Cardiovascular)

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The Circulatory System
(Cardiovascular)
Cardiovascular System

Includes your heart, blood and vessels

Bring Oxygen and Nutrients to the body
and removes waste.
HEART

Made of cardiac muscle
– a. Right atrium – receives blood from whole
body
– b. Left atrium
 Receives blood from lungs
– c. Right ventricle –
 pumps blood to lungs
– d. Left ventricle
 Pumps blood to the body
Heart

Valves – one way and separate the atrium
from ventricle to prevent blood backflow

The wall separates the two sides of the
heart to prevent OXYGENATED blood from
mixing with deoxygenated blood.

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Superior Vena Cava
Aorta
Pulmonary Artery
Valve
Pulmonary Vein
Right Atrium
Left Atrium
Valve
Left Ventricle
Valve
Right Ventricle
Inferior Vena Cava
(Septum)
Types of Circulation

Coronary – to and from the heart

Pulmonary – to and from lungs

Systemic – to and from the body
Blood vessels

Artery – takes blood away from heart
(red)

Vein – takes blood to the heart. (blue)

Capillaries – microscopic vessels where
arteries and veins meet (purple)
Parts of Blood

White blood cells – fights infection

Red blood cells – carry oxygen
(hemoglobin)

Platelets – clot the blood

Plasma – nutrients and minerals
Parts of the blood
White
blood cell
Red blood
cell
platelete
Color your heart
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