Unit 3: The Circulatory System
Unit 3 Objectives: The Circulatory System
Describe the function of the circulatory system.
Describe the composition of blood.
Describe and state the function of each of the
cellular components of the blood.
Compare and contrast plasma and serum.
Describe the structures and functions of the different
chambers of the heart.
State the only vein which carries oxygenated blood.
State the only artery which carries deoxygenated
Describe the structures, function, and type of
blood (venous and arterial) of the different types of blood vessels:
arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules and veins.
Describe the flow of blood through the cardiovascular
Define hemostasis and coagulation.
- State the two systems for the coagulation process
and where the factors for each are found or produced.
List and describe each of the four steps in the
hemostatic process known as coagulation.
List the laboratory tests which aid in the diagnosis
and monitoring of the circulatory system
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