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The circulatory system. January 14, 2013 Block 6. By morgan bianco and maria sadowski. introduction. Check out this video. Parts of the circulatory system. - Divided into three major parts: - The Heart - The Blood - The Blood Vessels. The heart.

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the circulatory system

The circulatory system

January 14, 2013 Block 6

By morgan bianco and maria sadowski

  • Check out this video
parts of the circulatory system
Parts of the circulatory system

- Divided into three major parts:

  • - The Heart
  • - The Blood
  • - The Blood Vessels
the heart
The heart
  • The hearts job is to keep blood pumping through out you body.
  • Size of your fist
  • Located on the left, center, side of your body.
4 types of blood cells
4 types of blood cells
  • Red Blood Cells
  • White Blood Cells
  • Platelets
  • Plasma
red blood cells
Red blood cells
  • Carrying oxygen and carbon dioxide
  • Pick up oxygen in the lungs and transport into all the body cells
white blood cells
White blood cells
  • fights off germs
  • attacks germs when entered into the body
  • sometimes they need help from a doctor
  • Prescribe an antibiotic to help
  • Helps stop bleeding
  • Get cut, broken blood vessels and blood leaks out
  • To plug it, platelets start to stick to the opening
  • When the plug is formed then the cut will stop bleeding
  • liquid part of the body
  • half of body's blood made out of plasma
  • made in the liver
the blood vessels
The blood vessels
  • Arteries
  • Capillaries
  • Veins
  • Heart acts as double pump.
  • Blood from the right side is dark red and low oxygen.
  • Travels through pulmonary arteries to the lungs where is gets fresh oxygen and becomes bright red.
  • Once through that cycle blood from the lungs go back the the left side of the hearts pump.
  • Then pumped out to the body
diseases disorders
Diseases/ disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Arteriosclerosis
high blood pressure
High blood pressure
  • high pressure in the arteries
  • Symptoms are “silent killer”, headache, dizziness, and nosebleeds.
  • Diagnosed by elevated blood pressure.
  • Treated by medicine.
  • Curable with medication.
  • When pancreas does not make insulin and your blood sugar gets too high
  • Symptoms can include excessive thirst and weight loss
  • Diagnosed by blood tests
  • Treated by medicine
  • Curable to a certain point by medicine/ insulin
  • The hardening of the arteries.
  • Happens when fat, cholesterol, and other materials build up on the walls of arteries.
  • Don’t get symptoms for decades.
  • Diagnosed by medical testing.
  • Treatable by exercising and quitting smoking.
  • Sometimes curable by medication and surgery.
three kinds of circulation
three kinds of circulation
  • Pulmonary Circulation
  • Coronary Circulation
  • Systemic Circulation
pulmonary circulation
Pulmonary Circulation
  • The movement of blood from the heart to the lungs
  • then back to the heart again
coronary circulation
Coronary Circulation
  • The movement of blood throughout the tissues of the heart
systemic circulation
Systemic Circulation
  • It supplies nourishment to all of the tissues and organs throughout the body, except for the heart and lungs.
cant live without it
Cant live without it!
  • Blood needs to get to every cell and organ in your body.
  • Cells will die without oxygen and nutrients
  • from the blood.
  • Soon , you will die.
interesting facts
Interesting facts
  • The heart beats around 3 billion times in an average persons life.
  • It takes 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the body.
  • About 8 million blood cells die every second.
  • Red blood cells can live about 4 months going around the body.