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UNIT 3
Organ Systems
9
Circulatory System
Introduction and Key Concepts for the Circulatory System
The Cardiovascular System
Figure 9-1
Overview of the Cardiovascular System
Figure 9-2
The Heart and Its Impulse Conductive Function
Synopsis 9-1
Structure and Functions of the Heart
Figure 9-3A
Layers of the Heart Wall: Endocardium, Ventricle
Figure 9-3B
Layers of the Heart Wall: Myocardium, Ventricle
Figure 9-3C
Layers of the Heart Wall: Epicardium, Ventricle
Figure 9-4A
Purkinje Fibers and Intercalated Disks
Figure 9-4B
Cardiac Valves
Figure 9-4C
Clinical Correlation: Myocardial Infarction
Figure 9-5
A Representation of the General Structure of Blood Vessel Layers (Tunicae) and a
Comparison of the Medium Artery and the Medium Vein
Figure 9-6
A Representation of Types of Blood Vessels: Arteries, Veins, and Capillaries
The Arterial System
Figure 9-7A–C
Large Arteries (Elastic Arteries)
Figure 9-8A–C
Medium Arteries (Muscular Arteries)
Figure 9-9A
Medium Artery
Figure 9-9B
Small Artery
Figure 9-10A–C
Small Arteries and Arterioles
Figure 9-11
Arteriole
Synopsis 9-2
Functions of Endothelium in Blood Vessels
Figure 9-12A
Clinical Correlation: Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis
Figure 9-12B
Clinical Correlation: Polyarteritis Nodosa (Vasculitis)
Synopsis 9-3
Pathological and Clinical Terms for the Circulatory System
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