Circulatory System Mind Map

Circulatory-System-Concept-Map
Function
Transport oxygen, nutrients, and other
substances throughout the body
Parts
The Heart
Pump blood through the circulatory system.
It's divided into two ventricles and two atria.
Blood
Body's transportation system.
Plasma
It's about 90 percent water and 10 percent other
substances.
Red Blood Celles
Transport oxygen.
White Blood Cells
Guard against infection, fight parasites, and
attack bacteria
Platelets
Is in charge of blood clotting.
Blood Vessels
Arteries
Carry blood from the heart to the tissues of the
body.
Veins
It returns the blood from the capillaries to the
heart.
Capillaries
Allow oxygen and nutrients to diffuse from the
blood into tissues, and carbon dioxide
Diseases
Heart Disease
When the coronary arteries obstruct, and heart
muscle dies.
Stroke
The suden death of brain cells when their blood
supply is interrupted.
High Blood Pressure
When the blood pressure is 140/90 or higher.
Circulation
Pulmunary Circulation
Heart pumps oxygenpoor blood from the heart
to the lungs.
Systemic Circulation
Heart pumps oxygenrich blood to the rest of the
body.
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