Chapter 10: The Cardiovascular System | Crossword


2.muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body
5.pertaining to the heart
13.pertaining to the heart
14.tiny vessels in which the exchange of oxygen, nutrients, and waste products occurs
16.pertaining to the heart muscle
17.vessels that carry blood toward the heart and remove carbon dioxide and other waste products from cells, tissues, and organs
18.process of above-normal pressure/tension
19.hardening of a fatty substance


1.condition of a slow heart
3.very small arterial branches that connect arteries to capillaries
4.vessels that carry blood away from the heart and distribute oxygen and nutrients to cells, tissues, and organs of the heart
7.bursting forth of blood
8.inflammation around the heart
9.very small veins that connect capillaries to larger veins
10.surgical repair of a blood vessel
11.pertaining to the vein
12.abnormal condition of a clot
15.pertaining to (being) narrow/constricted

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