The Human Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems.
Paragraphs 9-1 through 9-10.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
9-1. Name and briefly explain the four basic
components of any circulatory system.
9-2. Define the human cardiovascular system, name
its four major components, and match its
components with the four basic components of
any circulatory system.
9-3. Briefly describe plasma and the formed
elements of the blood and state four general
functions of blood.
9-4. Describe the general construction of a blood
vessel; name three types of blood vessels; state
the basic function of each type.
9-5. Describe the general construction of the human
heart, including its auricles, atria, ventricles,
septa, wall layers, variations of wall thickness,
and the names, structures, and position of the
9-6. Describe three different control systems
regulating the heart beat.
9-7. Describe the coronary arteries and cardiac
veins and their function.
9-8. Briefly describe the pericardium.
9-9. Describe cardiovascular circulatory patterns,
including the terms collateral circulation, end
artery, pulmonary cycle, and systemic cycle.
Name the major arteries and veins of the
human body and the areas serviced or supplies.