Circulatory System

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Circulatory System by Mind Map: Circulatory System

1. Heart

1.1. Tissues

1.1.1. cardiac

1.1.1.1. heart contraction

1.1.2. smooth

1.1.2.1. protection

1.1.3. nerve

1.1.3.1. signal heart contraction

1.2. Structure

1.2.1. vena cava

1.2.2. atrium

1.2.3. ventricles

1.2.4. pulmonary artery

1.2.5. pulmonary vein

1.2.6. aorta

2. Vessels

2.1. Artery

2.1.1. away from the heart

2.2. Vein

2.2.1. towards the heart

2.3. Capillary

2.3.1. one-cell width

2.3.2. diffusion

2.3.3. exchange wastes and nutrients

2.4. Structures

2.4.1. Artery

2.4.1.1. thick

2.4.1.2. elastic

2.4.1.3. No valve

2.4.2. Vein

2.4.2.1. thin

2.4.2.2. valves prevent back flow of blood

3. Blood

3.1. Red blood cell (RBC)

3.1.1. Hemoglobin

3.2. White blood cell

3.2.1. immune system

3.3. Platelets

3.3.1. Blood Clotting

3.4. Plasma

3.4.1. Liquids

3.4.2. Proteins

4. Diseases

4.1. Atherosclerosis

4.1.1. bypass surgery

4.1.2. lifestyle

4.2. Stroke

4.2.1. clot

4.2.2. not enough oxygen