Circulatory System

Upon completion of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Explain the functions and composition of blood.
  • Describe the structure and function of the heart.
  • Describe the structure and function of blood vessels.
  • Describe the types of blood circulation in human being.

Notes

Blood Vessels and Type of Circulation

Closed path through which blood flows to different parts of the body are called blood vessels. Veins carry deoxygenated blood whereas artery carry oxygenated blood. This note describes about the blood vessels, their types and different types of circulation.

Blood

Blood is a red fluid which contain plasma and blood cell. Blood cells is divided into white blood cell, red blood cell and platelets. This note has information on blood along with its classifications and functions.

Heart

Heart is divided into auricles and ventricles. Blood vessels of the heart is divided into vena cava, pulmonary arteries, pulmonary vein and aorta. This note has information on heart, it's working and anatomy.