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The 4 Parts Of The Cardiovascular System
Heart: Arteries veins and lymphatics.Get a more detailed answer ›
The vascular system performs circulation of blood throughout the body. It consists of the arteries and veins that run everywhere including the head, neck, chest, abdomen and all 4 extremities. The heart might also be included as it is the pump that circulates the blood thru the vascular system. The lymphatics of the body are also considered a third part ...Read more
The structure?: to effect the structure of, say, the heart requires an embryological defect - in other words you're often born with it. Over time theres a ton of things that can effect the heart structure - commonly things like chronic hypertension or valvular disorders can effect the structure of the heart walls and chambers. ...Read more
The engine...: The main function of the cardiovascular system is to keep all of the other organ systems functioning by providing them with blood flow. All the organ systems work in harmony to make the body work, some act like filters, some like computers, some like machines. The heart is like the engine in the car. You need all the parts of the car to work to drive it, but won't go anywhere without the engine. ...Read more
What are two ways the endocrine system directly impacts the functions of the cardiovascular system?
Many...: Via adrenaline it puts more stress on the heart, making it beat harder, stronger and faster. Nor-adrenaline causes the blood vessels to contract, raising the blood pressure. High Insulin levels, as in "pre-diabetes" cause the release of free fatty acids which damages the blood vessel walls, causing plaque formation. Cortisol and other hormones also have adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oygenation: The short answer is that the lungs oxygenate the venous blood. ...Read more
Endocrine: Each hormone is a chemical that control function of many different organs. Brain hormones send orders to organs to work. Brain secretes TSH to order thyroid to work to control whole body. Sexual hormones control brain and whole body, as does Insulin controls use of sugar in whole body (brain included). Then hormones are inter-dependent. Delicate balance! ...Read more
Coronaries: The coronary arteries.Get a more detailed answer ›
What type of tissue comprises the bulk of the myocardium? Is this different than other parts of the heart?
Lymphatics: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphatic_systemGet a more detailed answer ›
Cv system: The cardiovascular system circulates blood and nutrient through the body and maintains the dynamic forces needed to do that. ...Read more
# of organs in the: Lungs - the major organ - responsible for gas exchange, heart - responsible to pump blood into and out of the lungs trachea - "windpipe" mouth and nose - serve to condition the incoming air diaphragm - responsible for generating the negative forces to draw air in rib cage - "container" for the system blood vessels and lastly brain to run the whole thing so 8 in my opinion ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anatomy questions: Great wikipedia question. Please go there and if no good answer lets do 2nd opinion and I can help. ...Read more
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