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Also known as the mitral valve.

Bicuspid Valve

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The study of blood.

Hematology

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Plasma, formed elements, blood cells or corpuscles.

Blood Composition

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The liquid part of blood.

Plasma

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  1. Erythrocytes
  2. Leukocytes
  3. Thrombocytes

3 Kinds of Blood Cells

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Red blood cells.

Erythrocytes

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White blood cells.

Leukocytes

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Platlets

Thrombocytes

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The study of the heart.

Cardiology

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The study of the vessels of the body.

Angiology

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  • Tunica Intima (Interna)
  • Tunica Media
  • Tunica Adventicia (Externa)

Three Layers of Vessels

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Composed of epithelial tissue.

Tunica Intima (Interna)

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Composed of smooth muscle.

Tunica Media

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Composed of dense connective tissue.

Tunica Adventicia (Externa)

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Arteries to artioles to capillaries.

Large to small (arterial)

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Veins to venules to capillaries.

Large to small (Venous)

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Refers to the union of distal ends of two arteries.

Anastomosis

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The branch to the ascending aorta.

Right and Left Coronary Arteries

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First branch off the arch of the aorta.

Innominate Artery (Right Brachiocephalic Artery)

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Second branch off the arch of the aorta.

Left Common Carotid Artery

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Third branch off the arch of the aorta.

Left Subclavian Artery

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The descending aorta has two different types of branches:

Parietal and Visceral

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The blood supply to the walls surrounding the cavities.

Parietal branches of the descending aorta.

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Blood supply to the viscera.

Visceral branches of the descending aorta.

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  • Left and right internal carotids
  • Anterior communicating artery
  • Right and left anterior cerebral arteries
  • Right and left posterior cerebral arteries
  • Right and left posterior communicating arteries

Arteries of the Circle of Willis (9)

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Serves to connect the right and left anterior cerebral arteries (in the circle of willis).

Anterior Communicating Atery

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Some people consider this artery as part of the circle of willis.

Basilar Artery

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The study of veins in the body.

Phlebology

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All of these carry blood away from the heart.

Arteries

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All of these carry blood back to the heart with the exception of the portal.

Veins

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Takes blood to the liver.

Portal Vein

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All of arteries carry this kind of blood, with the exception of the pulmonary arteries.

Oxygenated

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All veins carry this kind of blood with the exception of the pulmonary veins.

Deoxygenated

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All veins have these except for the superior and inferior vena cava.

Valves

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