Also known as the mitral valve.
The study of blood.
Plasma, formed elements, blood cells or corpuscles.
The liquid part of blood.
3 Kinds of Blood Cells
Red blood cells.
White blood cells.
The study of the heart.
The study of the vessels of the body.
- Tunica Intima (Interna)
- Tunica Media
- Tunica Adventicia (Externa)
Three Layers of Vessels
Composed of epithelial tissue.
Tunica Intima (Interna)
Composed of smooth muscle.
Composed of dense connective tissue.
Tunica Adventicia (Externa)
Arteries to artioles to capillaries.
Large to small (arterial)
Veins to venules to capillaries.
Large to small (Venous)
Refers to the union of distal ends of two arteries.
The branch to the ascending aorta.
Right and Left Coronary Arteries
First branch off the arch of the aorta.
Innominate Artery (Right Brachiocephalic Artery)
Second branch off the arch of the aorta.
Left Common Carotid Artery
Third branch off the arch of the aorta.
Left Subclavian Artery
The descending aorta has two different types of branches:
Parietal and Visceral
The blood supply to the walls surrounding the cavities.
Parietal branches of the descending aorta.
Blood supply to the viscera.
Visceral branches of the descending aorta.
- 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)
Serves to connect the right and left anterior cerebral arteries (in the circle of willis).
Anterior Communicating Atery
Some people consider this artery as part of the circle of willis.
The study of veins in the body.
All of these carry blood away from the heart.
All of these carry blood back to the heart with the exception of the portal.