Body Systems
Cardiac Abbreviations
What does blood have to do with it
CV vocab
The A's Have It
100

I give your body shape, allow movement, make blood cells and provide protection for the body's organs. 

What is the skeletal system?

100

MI

What is myocardial infarction?   

100
I am in blood vessels & consist of cells & platelets suspended in plasma 

What is blood?    

100

State of balance between all systems & processes within the body.   

What is homeostasis?   

100

Responsible for receiving blood from the veins leading to the heart. 

What are the atria? (left & right atrium)  

200

I assist the skeletal system with movement.   

What is the muscular system?   

200

CVA

What is cerebrovascular accident?   

200

I have no nucleus; I transport O2 from the lungs to all living tissues of the body & carry away CO2.   

What is an erythrocyte (RBC)?    

200

The process by which RBCs are made.

What is erythropoiesis?    

200

Disease affecting blood vessels by build up of plaque.

What is atherosclerosis?    

300

I transport food, hormones, metabolic wastes & gases to and from cells.   

What is the circulatory system?   

300

BP

What is blood pressure?   

300

I am part of the immune system & protect body against invading organisms.  

What is a leukocyte (WBC)?    

300

A source of energy which promotes enzyme activity.

What are nutrients?    

300

Located on surface of RBCs, determine blood type. 

What are antigens?   

400

I protect your body from bacteria, infection, injury and sunlight. 

What is the integumentary system?   

400

CHF

What is congestive heart failure?   

400

I have a protein called heme and is an iron-containing protein in RBCs.   

What is hemoglobin?    

400

Transfer of blood from one person to another.

What is transfusion?   

400

Located in the blood plasma, determine blood type.

What are antibodies?   

500

I help control mood, growth, & development as well as metabolism and reproduction.   

What is the endocrine system?    

500

mmHg

What is millimeters of mercury?

500

I play a role in preventing blood loss. 

What are thrombocytes (platelets)?    

500

Introduction of fluid into the body (saline or glucose).  

What is infusion?   

500

A balloon or bulge in the wall of an artery.

What is an aneurysm?   

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