Naila :]

Naila :]

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Post #5 Dissecting Sheep Heart


aorta- The main artery of the body, supplying oxygenated blood to the circulatory system.

artery- Any of the muscular elastic tubes that form a branching system and that carry blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.

atrium- 
the upper chamber of each half of the heart.

capillary- One of the minute blood vessels that connect arterioles and venules.

circulatory system- The system that moves blood throughout the body. 

valve- A membranous structure in a hollow organ or passage, as in an artery or vein, that folds or closes to prevent the return flow of the body fluid passing through it

vein- Any of the tubular branching vessels that carry blood from the capillaries toward the heart.

ventricle- The two chambers of the heart that are involved in pumping blood.


apex- The narrowed or pointed end

erythrocyte(red blood cell)-  corpuscle; one of the formed elements in peripheral blood. 

leukocyte(white blood cell)-  a colorless blood corpuscle capable of ameboid movement, whose chief function is to protect the body against microorganisms causing disease and which may be classified in two main groups: granular and non-granular.

plasma- The clear yellowish fluid portion of blood, lymph,or intramuscular fluid in which 
The clear, yellowish fluid portion of blood, lymph, or intramuscular fluid in which cells are suspended.

platelets-

pulmonary vein and artery-

septum-

vena cava-

No comments:

Post a Comment