Essays Tagged: "Vein"

What makes up the cardiovascular system, and describe the components.How the cardiovascular system works and the effect of exercise on the cardiovascualr system

iovascular SystemCardio means the heart and vascular means the network of capillaries, arteries and veins.The vital role of the cardiovascular system in to maintain homeostasis, this depends on the co ... the lungs where it becomes oxygenated. This blood then travels back to the heart via the pulmonary vein this is pulmonary circulation. The left atria fills up with this blood, it then passes through ...

(10 pages) 182 1 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEMThe circulatory system consists of the heart, blood, veins, arteries, and capillaries. The heart is the main function for the circulatory system. Without ... and other resources that blood provides. The blood travels to and from the heart through arteries, veins, capillaries. The structures of all of these are well suited for the functions they perform.Th ... lood pressure can be so high that it can burst the artery open causing a lot of damage to the body. Veins have a similar structure to the artery but are smaller.Veins have the same structure as an art ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Klippel- Trenaunay Syndrome

r KTS, is a rare condition characterized by the appearance of what is called strawberries, vericous veins, and possibly extreme growth of limbs and other body structures. This condition can exhibit al ... eving drugs but a final cure hasn't been found. There is one method where they take out some of the veins and capillaries from around that area. This Procedure hasn't yet been proven 100 percent succe ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

biology glossary

ry - Carries blood away from the heart at a high pressure. Thick wallCapillary - Joins arteries and veins. Wall is only one-cell thick to allow gas exchangeVein - Carries blood back to the heart. Bloo ... Blood that is rich in oxygen; pumped out of the right ventricle, towards the lungsVena Cava - Main vein from body, to heartVentricle - Each of the two main chambers of the heart, left and rightAorta ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology