The term cardiovascular refers to the heart (cardio) and the blood vessels (vascular). The cardiovascular system includes:
Heart, section through the middle - illustration
Heart, section through t...
Heart, front view - illustration
Heart, front view
Review Date: 1/21/2013
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.