Structures And Functions Of The Cardiovascular System Essay

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1. List the structures and functions of the cardiovascular system. Do not forget blood and vessels are part of this system. The cardiovascular consists of the heart, blood vessels and blood. It has three functions one of them is that it transports nutrients, oxygen and hormones to cells throughout the body and removes wastes such as carbon dioxide and nitrogenous waste. It also regulates the body’s temperature, fluid pH and water contents of cells. And also it protects it by white blood cells, antibodies, and complement proteins that circulate in the blood and defend the body against foreign microbes and toxins. 2. List the structures and functions of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system consists of capillaries, vessels, nodes, and other organs that transport a fluid called lymph from the tissues as it returns to the bloodstream. The lymphatic tissues of the organs filters and cleans the lymph of any debris, abnormal cells or pathogens. It also transports fatty acids from the intestines to the circulatory system. 3. List the structures and functions of the respiratory system. The respiratory system has three parts, the airway, the lungs, and the muscle of respiration. The airway…show more content…
Explain the pathway of blood starting with leaving the left ventricle and ending with entering the left ventricle including the valves. Tricuspid has a three-leaved appearance, it is located between the right atrium and the right ventricle. It closes when the atrium is filling, and it opens when it empties blood into the right ventricle. The pulmonary semilunar valve is located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary arteries. It opens when the right ventricle empties blood going to the lungs. The Mitral valve that is in the left atrium and the left ventricle, it opens to allow blood to empty from the left atrium into the left ventricle. The Aortic semilunar valve separates the left ventricle from the aorta and opens to allow the left ventricle to empty into the

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